Scleroderma Stories: Amy’s Stem Cell Treatment

Wendy Henderson avatar

by Wendy Henderson |

Share this article:

Share article via email

Scleroderma is a systemic autoimmune disease that causes hardening of the skin and connective tissues. The disease mostly affects women ages 30-50, but children and men can also have scleroderma. Each person’s experience with the disease is individual to them. Some may deal with slight skin tightening while others could suffer with serious internal organ issues.

Listen in on a lecture about overlapping conditions in scleroderma here. 

In this Scleroderma Colorado video, Amy Johnson tells about her journey through an experimental new treatment which included a stem cell harvest followed by a week of chemotherapy.  The video explains that while there are new and aggressive treatments for scleroderma, there is still no cure for the disease.

Discover ten important symptoms of scleroderma in our article here.

Scleroderma News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.