Nyani Quarmyne/Panos Pictures

Eschweiler, Germany

The phone of Elvie Ingoli, president of the German Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassaemia Association, as she shows x-rays and describes the impact of an episode acute thoracic syndrome on her lungs during her childhood. Treated in Belgium, Ingoli says she was the first German sickle cell disease patient to receive a stem cell transplant, curing her of the condition. Though the procedure was successful, it later led to complications including bone cancer.

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Nyani Quarmyne/Panos Pictures
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Eschweiler
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Germany
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5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
3.6 MB size on disk
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