The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

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We are an international charitable organization that networks families affected by a vascular birthmark, tumor, or syndrome to the appropriate medical professionals for evaluation and/or treatment, provides informational resources as well as sponsors physician education,  mobilizes medical missions trips, and supports research and programs that promote acceptance for individuals with birthmarks.

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Here you will find information and resources for patients and families affected by hemangioma, port wine stain, arteriovenous malformation, capillary malformation, lymphatic malformation, Sturge-Weber syndrome, Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome, and any other type of vascular birthmark and syndrome.

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Upcoming Events

Jan 13

Next VBF Facebook Live

  • 2:00 PM—3:00 PM
  • Facebook Business Page

Join Dr. Linda and International Expert, Dr. Giacomo Colletti, of the University of Milan San Paolo Hospital in Italy, for the next VBF Facebook Live…

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May 03-04

VBF Miami Conference

  • 12:00 AM—11:59 PM
  • Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Join us for the 2nd Annual VBF Satellite Conference in Miami, Florida. Dr. Ana Duarte and her team at the Nicklaus Children's Hospital are sponsoring…

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May 15

VBF Month of Awareness for Vascular Birthmarks

  • 12:00 AM—11:59 PM

The VBF International Month of Awareness for Vascular Birthmarks is in May and the VBF Day of Awareness is on May 15, marked by Congressional…

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Register for the VBF iTEAM Greece Conference

June 7-8, 2019

Join the VBF iTEAM in Athens, Greece for the International Congress on Vascular Anomalies, hosted by VBF and the European Vascular Anomalies Clinic. Families can register for FREE, and receive free laser treatment, clinic appointments, and support from our International Team of Experts.

Learn more about the VBF iTEAM Greece Conference, or Register Here.

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In case you missed it! Check out our latest VBF Facebook Live Video with Dr. J. Stuart Nelson on the Laser Treatment of Vascular Birthmarks…

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VBF Global Ambassador Monthly Newsletter December, 2018 A monthly update from VBF Global Ambassador Scott Cupples on happenings within the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation’s Global Ambassador…

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Give HOPE with the gift of Scentsy Just in time for the Holidays is Sarah's Scentsy party for VBF! Until the end of the year,…

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