Scleroderma Foundation (National Office)
The Scleroderma Foundation serves Americans who have scleroderma, a chronic autoimmune disease. The Scleroderma Foundation has a threefold mission:
§ Support: To help patients and their families cope with scleroderma through mutual support programs, peer counseling, physician referrals, and educational information. § Education: To promote public awareness and education through patient and health professional seminars, literature, and publicity campaigns. § Research: To stimulate and support research to improve treatment and ultimately find the cause of cure of scleroderma and related diseases.
The Scleroderma Foundation is the leading patient-oriented organization for those that have the disease.