Archive for shwachman diamond syndrome
Can we prevent leukemia in patients with Shwachman-Diamond syndrome?
Anna Nazarenko doesn’t see herself as sick. The strong-willed, spunky 6-year-old loves to dance and ski, and spent much of April Fool’s day pranking her parents. Aside from the enzymes she takes to help digest her food, you wouldn’t know that she has Shwachman-Diamond syndrome (SDS). The rare, inherited type of bone marrow failure has ... Read More
A mother’s quest to find a cure for Shwachman-Diamond syndrome
Poppy Inez Hawkins is a born entertainer. Her favorite song is “Fire” by Kasabian. She loves kitchen disco. And she can frequently be found staging performances in the Hawkins-family living room at their home in London, England — free tickets provided and clapping encouraged. “She talks to everyone and will tell anyone who wants to ... Read More