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There is one active research investigation that is looking for families to participate (see below). SDSF is currently contacting the presenters at this last Scientific Congress 2011 to see if any researcher needs samples and will post any needs as they arrive. If you are a researcher in need of SDS patient samples, please contact info@shwachman-diamond.org

Etiologic Investigation of Cancer Susceptibility in Inherited Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes (IBMFS)
The National Cancer Institute Institutional Review Board has given its approval to open a study entitled "Etiologic Investigation of Cancer Susceptibility in Inherited Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes." The principal investigator responsible for this study is Blanche P. Alter, MD, MPH. This study is open to patients with SDS, along with their immediate families. Individuals with one of the inherited bone marrow failure syndromes, and their parents, brothers, sisters, and children, are all invited to participate. CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS