If you have scleroderma, you are not alone. The scleroderma community is made up of tens of thousands of patients and their loved ones worldwide. The SRF is here to help.
The first time many people hear about scleroderma is when they, a family member or friend are diagnosed with the disease. Scleroderma is a complex and surprisingly widespread illness, affecting as many people as more commonly recognized diseases such as multiple sclerosis and muscular dystrophy.
In addition to funding the most promising research aimed at improved therapies and a cure, the Scleroderma Research Foundation provides information that may help scleroderma patients better understand their disorder and more effectively manage its symptoms.
To learn more about the various forms and subtypes of scleroderma, please click here. This section of the Scleroderma Research Foundation’s Web site provides information for patients to educate themselves, as well as their caretakers and loved ones, about this serious disease.
Please remember, information provided on this Website and others is intended as a guide. Specific medical advice can only be provided by your health care professional.