Chicago Woman Is First Adult Cured Of Sickle Cell Disease With Chemo-Free Technique

October 7, 2015   // 0 Comments

By Gwendolyn Harris Iesha Thomas has been in and out of hospitals battling sickle cell disease since she was only 8 months old. This summer, 33-year-old Thomas became the first adult to be cured of sickle cell disease with a chemotherapy-free procedure at University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health), the University reported. Thomas is one of 12 adul...

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