Sickle Cell Patient Success Stories

  • Meet Albin

    Through music and poetry, Albin conquers the fear and pain associated with sickle cell disease.

  • Meet the Bishops

    Even though sickle cell disease affects each of the Bishop siblings differently, Benecia, Taquoyah and Bennie agree that battling the condition is a team effort.

  • Meet Landon and Madison

    Madison and her little brother, Landon, were diagnosed with sickle cell disease through newborn screening. Today, Madison competes in cheerleading and Landon loves to swim.

  • Meet Myles

    Myles Horton’s battle against the disease has not been easy, but he refuses to let it slow him down.

  • Meet Tanyshia

    Tanyshia Forehand has not let sickle cell disease stop her from experiencing life to the fullest; her spirit and determination have taken her all the way to California to march for five miles in the annual Rose Bowl Parade with her high school's marching band.