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Hydroxyurea Optimization through Precision Study (HOPS)

African American physician with child
AGE: 6 months - 21 years old
GENDER: All
TYPE: Intervention Study
CONDITION: Sickle Cell Anemia
LOCATION: UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Learn More About This Research Study

For more information, please call study coordinator, Mandy Rivera, at 216-844-4908 or by completing the form below.

Study Purpose

The purpose of this study is to compare the standard dosing of hydroxyurea to a new individualized way of dosing to determine whether the new dosing strategy can result in better results. Hydroxyurea is normally dosed based only on your weight. This study will select a starting dose based on how each patient absorbs hydroxyurea.

Who Can Participate

Patients 6 months of age to 21 years of age diagnosed with sickle cell anemia (HbSS, HbSD, HbS/B-thalassemia, or similarly severe SCA) may be eligible for to participate in this study.

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