Thalassemia

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    Taxonomy Code: YF-3000.0560-850

    An inherited blood disorder that is characterized by mutations in the DNA of cells that make hemoglobin (the substance in red blood cells that allows them to carry oxygen) and fewer red blood cells in the body than normal. People with mild thalassemia may need no treatment; those with a severe form may need regular blood transfusions. Several types of thalassemia exist including alpha-thalassemia, beta-thalassemia, Cooley's anemia and Mediterranean anemia.

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    COOLEY'S ANEMIA FOUNDATION-SUFFOLK CHAPTERProvides patient services helps Cooley's Anemia families keep in touch with each other raises funds to support research to improve treatment facilities and encourage blood testing, and provides counseling and screening programs. Newsletter, brochure, calendar of events, educational material and video are available.SuffolkCOOLEY'S ANEMIA FOUNDATION-SUFFOLK CHAPTERCOOLEY'S ANEMIA FOUNDATION-SUFFOLK CHAPTER
    PEDIATRIC THALASSEMIA COMPREHENSIVE CARE CENTERProvides care of children with thalassemia including genetic counseling and prenatal diagnosis, medical therapies, stem cell transplantation, and education and support for families.NassauPEDIATRIC THALASSEMIA COMPREHENSIVE CARE CENTER COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH

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