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VTM: Sickle Cell Awareness Campaign

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RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) - More than 70,000 Americans have Sickle Cell Anemia, a genetic blood disorder, Virginia Commonwealth University is known for their top-notch care of patients with this disease. Dr. Wally R. Smith, with Virginia Commonwealth University shared more details with us about an upcoming event. Learn more about the research being done on Sickle Cell Anemia at a free dinner being held tonight at Virginia State University's Jones Dining Hall, the event starts at 7pm and Dr. Wally R. Smith is set to be one of the speakers presenting.There will also be an event and panel discussion about the disease on September 19th from 6pm - 7:30pm at the Family Resource Building located at 2405 Jefferson Avenue.