NCI Definition: A blood disorder characterized by the appearance of sickle-shaped red blood cells and anemia. [1]

Disease Details

Hemoglobin SS, Sickle Cell (SS only), Sickling Disorder due to Hemoglobin S, Hb SS, Hemoglobin SS Disease, Sickle Cell Anemia
Autosomal Recessive Disorder


1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 8. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.