Fanconi anemia 101

Fanconi anemia is an inherited DNA-repair disorder that can lead to bone marrow failure and cancer. FA is considered a multi-system disease. It is a complex and chronic disorder that is psychologically demanding. FA is also a cancer-prone disease, affecting patients decades earlier than the general population.

Other Resources

Fanconi Anemia Mutation Database: Rockefeller University
This database was established to increase the availability of information related to Fanconi anemia. The site contains data that has been reported in the literature plus unpublished data for people who agree to follow certain guidelines.

Gene Reviews: Fanconi anemia
This site contains a comprehensive discussion of Fanconi anemia by Parinda A Mehta, MD, from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Jakub Tolar, MD, Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.

Video Series: Fanconi Anemia Science Snapshots
In 2015, FARF and Fanconi Canada produced a series of videos with FA researchers to discuss ongoing research projects.