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Raise money for SCAD RESEARCH INC

Our mission is to raise funds to support the most promising Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) research and to ultimately bring awareness, dissemination of knowledge and research findings to the bedside of patients with SCAD.

What is SCAD?

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) is an uncommon and poorly understood type of a heart attack, which sometimes leads to an abrupt death.  It occurs without warning when a tear forms in one of the blood vessels in the heart. 

SCAD often impacts younger, healthy individuals who do not have the typical risk factors for heart disease.  The average age of a SCAD patient is approximately 42 years old and up to 80% of those experiencing SCAD are women.  

Research to Answer "Why"

Research so far has shown those who experience a SCAD are typically…

  • Young with an average age of 42; occurring in people as young as early 20’s
  • Healthy typically with no known risk factors or underlying condition
  • Eighty percent more common in women than men – 20% of SCAD cases in women occur near the time of childbirth

…and we don’t know WHY

Since SCAD is little known and poorly understood, research as to the causes and best treatment options is needed.  

Recent donors

Date Name Amount
Dec 30 Temika Jones I am a SCAD Survivor and recently visited the Mayo Clinic where I learned their work is covered by this org so I would like to support. Undisclosed amount
Dec 29 Maggy Burnes Undisclosed amount
Dec 28 Michael Baldwin Undisclosed amount
Dec 28 Anonymous $1,800.00
Dec 28 Anonymous $107.98
Dec 27 Denise Smith $160.00
Dec 24 Anonymous $107.98
Dec 23 The Omohundros We love you and we want you to be 100% healthy everyday!! $107.98
Dec 23 Scott Siefker Undisclosed amount
Dec 23 Doris and David Cooper Danielle, Brad and family so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. You are always in our hearts. Doris and David $27.69