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Joy Blanc, right, with her family.
January 13, 2019

A family battle with scleroderma

Joy Blanc, 34, lives in the Bay Area of California with her husband and daughter. She was diagnosed with scleroderma and...

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Dee Burlile, pictured center with her family, credits her three children with saving her life.
January 13, 2019

Struggling for answers: A patient’s scleroderma journey

It took Dee Burlile four frustrating, painful years to find out that all the symptoms she had been suffering from...

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Carol Feghali-Bostwick, Ph.D. (left) and John Varga, M.D. (right) work with NIH on scleroderma research.
January 13, 2019

What’s new on the horizon for scleroderma?

There may not be a cure yet, but many scleroderma experts are optimistic about ongoing research into new treatments. "...

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Scleroderma can lead to painful bumps under the skin, red spots, patches of hard skin, and even digestive problems.
January 13, 2019

Scleroderma: An overview for you

The name scleroderma means "hard skin"—a simple description of a complex disease that causes thick, hard...

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January 13, 2019

5 things to know if you have scleroderma

Maureen Mayes, M.D., is the founder and director of the Scleroderma Clinical and Research Program at the University of...

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Bob Saget lost his sister to scleroderma and has worked for decades with the Scleroderma Research Foundation to spread awareness.
January 11, 2019

‘Don’t give up hope’

Television actor and comedian Bob Saget has been making Americans laugh for decades. The "Full House," "America'...

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