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Center Offers New Model for Treating Sickle Cell

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by Rebecca Plevin

Gideon Ogungbemi says the pain caused by sickle cell disease is indescribable.

“I can’t put it into words but I know it’s something terrible that I would never want any of my friends to experience,” says Ogungbemi, 28.

The pain often drove Ogungbemi to the emergency room, where he says doctors gave him morphine or Dilaudid.

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