American Society of Hematology

Sickle Cell Disease Resources

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is committed to addressing the burden of sickle cell disease (SCD) worldwide and has developed the following resources for those working to advance outcomes for persons with this disease.

SCD Pocket Guides

SCD Pocket Guides

Evidence-based pocket guides developed by ASH to help practitioners improve the quality of care provided to patients with sickle cell disease

SCD and Sickle Cell Trait Priorities

SCD Research Priorities

An overview of the Society's top sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait priorities for the next five years

SCD Blood

Blood SCD Articles

Articles on sickle cell disease published in Blood, the official journal of the American Society of Hematology

Hydroxyurea drug

Hydroxyurea Therapy and SCD

A webinar highlighting recommendations related to hydroxyurea therapy from the NHLBI Expert Panel Report.

Consult a Colleague

Consult a Colleague

A service for ASH members that helps facilitate the exchange of information between hematologists and their peers on topics including sickle cell disease

SCD Patient Resources 

SCD Patient Resources

An overview of sickle cell disease for patients including an explanation on the difference between sickle cell trait and sickle cell anemia

Doctor and Patient

Pediatric to Adult Hematologic Care Transition Toolkit

The toolkit provides assessment and summary forms designed to facilitate conversations between patients, parents, and physicians as the patient transitions to adult care.


Sickle Cell Disease Coalition

Founded by ASH, the Sickle Cell Disease Coalition was formed to amplify the voice of the SCD stakeholder community to improve outcomes for individuals with SCD.

Related Advocacy Efforts

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