The Blood Health and Organ Transplant campaign’s aim is to raise awareness, fill knowledge gaps on all the various blood diseases, treatments, and patient access while also raising awareness on the critical need of donors (blood and organs) across the country.
When someone says “blood cancer,” you may immediately think of leukemia, but there are many types of blood cancers that aren’t as well-known.
Multiple myeloma, or myeloma, is the 2nd most common form of blood cancer. Nine new Canadians are diagnosed with myeloma every day, yet it remains without a cure.
All Canadians with rare blood disorders should have the same access to the best treatment. That’s the vision for the national Rare Disease Drug Strategy.
Advanced therapies reduce the burden of illness and improve the quality of life for people living with a bleeding disorder.
Early diagnosis is important to identify potential health concerns for young women and to get them to manage their disorder at an early age.
More than ever, prospective donors on Canadian Blood Services Stem Cell Registry are essential for patients who need a stem cell transplant.
One of the unexpected consequences of the pandemic has been an increased awareness of thrombosis because blood clots are very common with COVID-19.
Each year, millions of units of red blood cells are utilized for the survival of thalassemia patients worldwide.
Around the world, approximately 500,000 infants are born every year with Sickle Cell, and nearly half of them will die before the age of 5.