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The 2018 National Patient Education Conference will be held July 27-29 in Philadelphia! Will you join us?

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Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma
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Who We Are

The Scleroderma Foundation is a federally qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to serving the needs of the scleroderma community.  Our primary goal is to raise funds and awareness for our three-fold mission of support, education and research.  All donations are qualified charitable donations to the fullest extent of the law.  Our federal tax identification number is 52-1375827.  All donations are gratefully accepted. 

What is Scleroderma?

Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disease generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases. The word “scleroderma” comes from two Greek words: “sclero” meaning hard, and “derma” meaning skin. Hardening of the skin is one of the most visible manifestations of the disease.


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January 12, 2018; eLetter #745
  • Clinical Trials: Why are they important and why should I participate?
  • Public Speaking & Letter Writing Webinar on Grassroots Advocacy
    Monday, January 22, 2018; 2 p.m. ET
  • The 20 Percent Scleroderma Man: webinar for men only
    January 18, 2018, 7-9 p.m. ET
  • Gluten in Your Medication:  What people with Celiac Disease need to know
  • PAH in Systemic Sclerosis: Learn more in a special article from Scleroderma Voice
  • 2018 National Patient Education Conference
  • Become a Member of the Scleroderma Foundation
  • Clinical Trial Updates:  
    Research Participation Opportunity, Cumberland Pharmaceuticals 

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