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

November 1, 2017

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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2018 5K SCADaddle for Research Dates

October 31, 2017

Mark your calendar for these SCADaddles planned so far in 2018. You’ll have lots of fun while raising money for a great cause! Watch for additional details in 2018: 7th annual National (IL) 5K – June 2* at Danada Forest Preserve, Wheaton, IL (Chicago suburb). Note: We have moved the date to June for better […]

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West Coast 5K SCADaddle a Great Success!

October 2, 2017

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

October 1, 2017

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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West Coast (CA) 5K SCADaddle for Research Registration Open

July 15, 2017

Register today to join survivors and supporters for our 3rd West Coast 5K fun run/walk for research on September 9 in beautiful Carlsbad, California. Registered participants receive a participation medal and a 5K t-shirt. Special events are planned on Friday and Saturday evenings for survivors and supporters including families whose loved ones did not survive. […]

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Celebrating Another Successful 5K in Bethlehem, PA!

July 13, 2017

On June 10, our second Lehigh Valley 5K SCADaddle for Research was a huge success thanks to the hard work of many! Over 175 participants registered including 19 survivors along with the family and friends of Meagan, who did not survive. Due to the generosity of individuals and businesses, over $35,000 was raised! The weekend […]

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Watch Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program Presentation

June 8, 2017

Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program presentation of their latest research findings is now available on our YouTube Channel. Sharonne Hayes MD, Marysia Tweet MD and Jeanne Theis PhD (genetics lab) attended our 6th National 5K SCADaddle for Research on May 6 in Wheaton, IL and presented their latest research findings afterwards at Edward Hospital in […]

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Lehigh Valley 5K SCADaddle for Research Registration Open

February 28, 2017

Mark your calendar for our 2nd annual Lehigh Valley 5K SCADaddle for Research on June 10! Register now and join the fun while raising money for much needed research. The 5k will once again take place on the paved trail around the park at the Bethlehem Township Community Center in Bethlehem, PA. Medals will be […]

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National (IL) 5K SCADaddle for Research Registration Open

February 26, 2017

Register today to join survivors and supporters at the 6th Chicago-area 5K chip-timed run/walk on May 6 at Danada Forest Preserve, Wheaton, IL. Click to register or for details about the 5K, Survivor Reunion events, hotel reservations and more. Awards/recognitions will be given to top male/female finishers overall, top three male/female finishers in 15 age […]

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Help Raise SCAD Awareness in Medical Community

February 23, 2017

We just finished a flyer about SCAD geared to the medical community. We are counting on you to print and help distribute these flyers to the medical community in your area. Don’t forget about your local 911 center, fire departments, ED trainers, EMTs/paramedics and emergency room professionals who are often the first to diagnose and […]

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