Health Headlines: Oncologist at Backus Hospital speaks on Sickle Cell Disease


(WTNH) — On Thursday’s health headlines, Sickle Cell Disease affects about 100,000 Americans with pain from small blood vessels getting stuck and clogging the blood flow.

Saturday is Sickle Cell Awareness Day and Dr. Amandeep Aujla, a medical oncologist at Backus Hospital, helps News 8 understand more on the disease.

See the full interview in the video above.

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