It is possible that the main title of the report Thalassemia Minor is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
Thalassemia Minor is a rare blood disorder characterized by a moderately low level of hemoglobin in red blood cells (anemia). This disorder is inherited. People with Thalassemia Minor have one of a pair (heterozygous) of the thalassemia gene. If a person has two copies of the gene, they will have Thalassemia Major, which is a more serious disease.
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605
Cooley's Anemia Foundation, Inc.
330 7th Ave
New York, NY 10001
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.
231 East Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20892-0105
MUMS National Parent-to-Parent Network
150 Custer Court
Green Bay, WI 54301-1243
Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
PO Box 8126
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8126
Anemia Institute for Research and Education
151 Bloor Street West, Suite 600
Toronto Ontario, M5S 1S4
Thalassemia Support Foundation
PO Box 26398
Santa Ana, CA 92799
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