Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

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  • Our 2017 Donation to Research – $200,000!!!!


    The Board of Directors recently approved a $200,000 donation to Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program for 2017! This is our largest donation ever and $25,000 more than last year! Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to organize fundraisers; those who asked their friends, family and co-workers for support, and those who made donations! […]

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  • West Coast 5K SCADaddle a Great Success!


    Our third annual 5K in Carlsbad CA took place on September 9 and was a great success. Tens of thousands of dollars were raised for much needed research! The weekend began on Friday, Sept. 8 with a Meet & Greet. Bob Alico, founder of SCAD Research, welcomed survivors and talked about future plans. Over 290 […]

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  • Introducing…SCAD Angels Facebook Support Group


    Most people who experience a SCAD survive; unfortunately some do not. Those who do not survive leave behind families who become part of the SCAD community. SCAD Research has started a closed Facebook Group called SCAD Angels for families whose loved ones did not survive. To join, click https://www.facebook.com/groups/SCADGriefSupport/ SCAD Angels purpose is to provide […]

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Voices of SCAD

Are you a SCAD survivor? Has SCAD affected your family or friends? Let your voice be heard! You can use the "Tell Your Story" link below to submit your information and it will be posted in the blog section of the website (see "Read Stories"). Or, tell your story in a video and send it to us by email. Short (2-3 minute) videos will be posted on our youtube channel.

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