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December 2004 ISN News

In Loving Memory of Michele Williams

The International Scleroderma Network thanks Rhoda and Nelson Lohre for their donation in loving memory of Michele Williams. Posted 1-3-04. (Also see ISN: In Loving Memory)

New Page: Radiation and Scleroderma

Radiation and Scleroderma There is an increased rate of cancer among scleroderma patients. Furthermore, scleroderma patients have an increased sensitivity to radiation treatments. In addition, radiation can cause scleroderma including Radiation Port Scleroderma. New page 12-30-04.

New Page: Causes of Scleroderma: Vinyl Chloride

Causes of Scleroderma: Vinyl Chloride Exposure to vinyl chloride has been found to cause acroosteolysis, angiosarcoma, brain cancer, leukemia, liver disease, Raynaud's, scleroderma, and "vinyl chloride disease". New page 12-30-04.

New Page: Causes of Scleroderma: Solvents

Causes of Scleroderma: Solvents Occupational exposure to solvents such as benzene, trichloroethylene, paint thinners and paint removers may be a cause of scleroderma in some cases. New page 12-30-04.

In Loving Memory of Pauline G. Hine

The International Scleroderma Network thanks Tammy Randall and Family for their donation in loving memory of Pauline G. Hine. Posted 12-30-04. (Also see ISN: In Loving Memory)

In Loving Memory of Maxine Gail Mackler

The International Scleroderma Network thanks Gerald Mackler for his December donation in loving memory of Maxine Gail Mackler. Posted 12-30-04. (Also see ISN: In Loving Memory)

Thank you to Research Donor, Sima Ingberman

The International Scleroderma Network extends our thanks to research donor, Sima Ingberman. Posted 12-11-04.

In Loving Memory of Maria Babineau

The International Scleroderma Network thanks Jean Smith for her donation in loving memory of Maria Babineau . Posted 12-10-04. (Also see In Loving Memory)

Thank you to Gifts-in-Kind Donor, Joanne G.

The International Scleroderma Network extends our thanks to Gifts-in-Kind Donor, Joanne G. Posted 12-07-04. (Also see ISN: Gifts in Kind)

12-18-04: Bogotá, Columbiana

(Español/Spanish) Asociación Colombiana de Esclerodermia Realizaremos nuestra próxima reunión el Sábado 18 de Diciembre en la Calle 100 No 8 A - 55 Edificio Word Trade Center. Allí daremos inicio a nuestro Programa Esclerodermia con Calidad de Vida. Posted 12-02-04.

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