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  • SCAD Survivor Social – Feb. 26


    Sign up today for our SCAD Survivor Social on Fri, Feb. 26 at 7pm (CST)! We’ll begin the social with a panel of survivors who had their SCAD 5-10+ years ago: Laura Cory-Haywood, Claudia Kime, Deion Cross, Audrey Tatar and Amy Klatt Cavaliere. They will share their experiences. Afterwards we’ll break into small groups by […]

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  • SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week© 2021


    SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week is February 21-27, 2021, the third full week in February. While we hope you will raise awareness year-round, February 21-27 is a great time to get the word out. There are many ways to raise awareness including: Sharing your story on social media and your local news outlets such as […]

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  • Dr. Hayes’ Message of Hope and Gratitude


    Dr. Sharonne Hayes shares a heartfelt end-of-year message of hope, gratitude, remembrance, and resilience on behalf of the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program. Her words of encouragement and gratitude are especially appreciated during these challenging times as she discusses the importance of our funds granted to advance SCAD research at Mayo Clinic. Thanks to the […]

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  • Two Grants Made to Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program in 2020


    Because of the hard work and generosity of so many, SCAD Research, Inc. made two donations to Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program – $50,000 in October to reach a total of $1 million and $70,000 in December. It takes a tremendous volunteer effort to raise $120,000 especially during these uncertain times. We appreciate everyone’s determination, […]

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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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