Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

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Scientific Statement about SCAD from American Heart Association Published

March 28, 2018

Exciting news, American Heart Association released a Scientific Statement: Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Current State of the Science. Click the link for an abstract and to download the 33 page statement. Under the leadership of Dr. Sharonne Hayes from Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program, an impressive international group SCAD experts spent about a year synthesizing […]

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SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week

February 9, 2018

We are staking a claim to the third full week of February during Heart Month and declaring it SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week! During the week of February 18 – 24, we are counting on you to help raise awareness about spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) and the need for research to: Friends, family and […]

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Watch SCAD Presentation on Our YouTube Channel

January 22, 2018

If you missed the September SCAD presentation by Dr. Sharonne Hayes (Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program) and Dr. Jennifer Tremmel (Stanford Medical Center) at the West Coast 5K SCADaddle in California, you can watch it on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdsdvQW8jGU&feature=youtu.be Please like and comment on the video on YouTube. The more likes and comments we […]

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Beautiful Handmade Note Cards to Benefit SCAD Research

If you are looking for beautiful handmade note cards, look no further! Check out Cards w/Cause https://cardswithcause.com/ for unique note cards designed and created by SCAD survivor Diane Berger. Not only will you be able to use these beautiful note cards for all occasions, Diane will donate all profits to SCAD Research! The cards come […]

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Dr. Hayes Thank You Letter for $200,000 Donation

December 1, 2017

We wanted to share the letter we received from Dr. Sharonne Hayes expressing her gratitude to all of you on behalf of Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program Team for our $200,000 donation to help further their groundbreaking research. In addition to expressing the research team’s gratitude, Dr. Hayes describes the multidisciplinary team’s accomplishments and future […]

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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: 2018 USA Event Date Location Other Activities 1st annual Southwest FL 5K – Mid April Sarasota, FL 7th annual National (IL) 5K – June 2* Wheaton, […]

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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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