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Scleroderma (skleer-oh-DUR-muh) comes from two Greek words: “sclero” meaning hard, and “derma” meaning skin.  Scleroderma is a chronic autoimmune disorder which means the body's tissues are attacked by its own immune system.  In the simplest of terms, Scleroderma is an overproduction of collagen that can result in thickening or tightening of skin and scarring of internal organs. 
5.30.2012 - A team of researchers have identified a peptide that can block fibrosis of the skin and lungs, according to a report published today. “Lung fibrosis currently is the number one cause of death in patients with scleroderma,” said the report’s senior author Carol A. Feghali-Bostwick, Ph.D.
Scleroderma Research Foundation - www.srfcure.org

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases www.niams.nih.gov/
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www.stemcell-immunotherapy.org
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Golf Tournament for Scleroderma
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SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
Persimmon Woods
MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS DISCUSS SCLERODERMA
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VIEW DR. RICHARD BURT'S VIDEO - STEM CELL ADVANCEMENTS AND AUTOIMMUNE  DISEASES
Project Scleroderma
Mission: Raise the global level of awareness and encourage support for research.

















Kelly and Christy McCaffrey, Founder Project Scleroderma
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The Relief Foundation is Dining for Relief in support of the fight against Scleroderma.

Participating restaurants will donate a percentage of the check to The Relief Foundation.

Grab your friends for lunch or happy hour, and the family for dinner.
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In order for The Relief Foundation to benefit, you must take a restaurant- specific flyer with you when you dine

Click on the link(s) below to obtain and print the flyer for your  restaurant(s) of choice.

CLICK  LINKS BELOW TO PRINT YOUR FLYER(S)

California Pizza Kitchen

Cicero's

Friday's

Black Finn

54th Street Grill

REMEMBER TO SUBMIT YOUR FAV DINE FOR RELIEF PIC HERE