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Children’s National Health System

111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, United States
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Sickle cell disease affects many families. In fact, approximately one in every 365 African American children and one in every 16,300 Hispanic-American children will be diagnosed with sickle cell disease, making it the most commonly diagnosed disease in newborn screenings. Treating nearly 1,400 children a year, Children’s National is among the largest sickle cell programs in the country. They offer an array of services designed to meet all of your child’s health needs, with special focus on his or her safety and comfort.

From dedicated pain clinics for older children to specialized infant sickle cell care, Children’s National delivers care and support to provide a sense of well-being and normalcy to children and their families.

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