• What is Sickle Cell Anemia?

    The sickle cell disease is more prevalent than any other genetic disease such as cystic fibrosis , Phenylketonuria (PKU ) , Hemophilia , Tay -Sachs and muscular dystrophy.

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  • Every donation makes a difference

    Every donation makes a difference and allows the realization several projects improving the quality of life such as family respite center, donations advanced equipment and the setting funds feet for clinical research.

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Upcoming events

Screening campain

Are you a sickle cell anemia carrier? The screening campain is underway! When? Every Friday morning from 9am to 12pm on appointment Who? Under the direction of Dr. Christian Lauriston Where? Polyclinique Levasseur 8000, boulevard Langelier, suite 601, Saint-Léonard/Jarry (Québec) H1P 3K2 …

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Latest news

  • Fundraising Gala 2017

    On April 29th, the 11th SCAQ Fundraising Gala took place at the Hotel Hyatt in Montreal under the theme Black tie 007. More than 290 guests were present and were able to attend various performances as well as presentations introducing …

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  • Christmas time at the SCAAQ

    The holiday season was like always a time for everyone to get together at the SCAAQ. First, the Young Adults Network got together for a cocktail dinner. It was a time highly enjoyed by all, giving an opportunity to connect …

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  • Symposium 2016

    November 5th, the SCAAQ had the pleasure to be hosted by the IRCM for the 6th edition of our symposium on sickle cell anemia. Professionals, patients and their families and friends had a full day to connect and discuss on …

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  • Summer camp 2016

    Last July was held the SCAQ annual summer camp out of the city. It was a huge success, a great time for all the family. Kids and parents were asking for more! Keep posted for news about the summer 2017 …

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  • Fundraising gala 2016

    Past April 23th was held our 10th annual fundraising gala at the Ritz Carlton of Montréal. It was a remarkable evening, thanks to every single one of you who contributed in any way. We can’t say it enough, thank you! …

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  • ROUNDTABLE ON BLOOD TRANSFUSION

    On March 13th, the network of young adult gathered for a round table on blood transfusion, hosted by the Dr Benjamin Rioux-Massé, hematologist at the CHUM. The event was a success and a lot of conversations were sparked!

The sickle cell disease is more prevalent than any other genetic disease such as cystic fibrosis , Phenylketonuria (PKU ) , Hemophilia , Tay -Sachs and muscular dystrophy . According to the World Health Organization (WHO) , sickle cell anemia is recognized as one of the 4 plagues , as well as malaria , AIDS and tuberculosis.

Some statistics

Currently sickle cell disease is incurable, but adequate medical care can prevent the effects . Pain in the person with sickle cell disease, because most often it will re-offend , should be treated quickly and effectively.

Available care & treatments

Every donation makes a difference and allows the realization several projects improving the quality of life such as family respite center to break the isolation , donations advanced equipment for specialized care, a scholarship program and the setting funds feet for clinical research.

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Partners

The generosity of the partners plays a key role in the development and growth of the Sickle Cell Anemia Association of Quebec. Their support is invaluable. We thank them from the heart.