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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.


How Life Changes When Told You Have a Rare Blood Disorder

aTTP is a rare but life-threatening autoimmune blood disorder that creates blood clots throughout the body.

How the CMPNRF and the CMPNN Are Meeting the Needs of the MPN Community

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.

Making Myeloma Matter

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.

Not All Rare Blood Disorders Are Treated Alike

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.

New treatments providing hope to Canadians with hemophilia

Advanced therapies reduce the burden of illness and improve the quality of life for people living with a bleeding disorder.

Raising Awareness About Women with Bleeding Disorders

Early diagnosis is important to identify potential health concerns for young women and to get them to manage their disorder at an early age.

Stem Cell Donors Could Give Someone the Gift of Life

More than ever, prospective donors on Canadian Blood Services Stem Cell Registry are essential for patients who need a stem cell transplant.

The Importance of Understanding Thrombosis

One of the unexpected consequences of the pandemic has been an increased awareness of thrombosis because blood clots are very common with COVID-19.

The Current Goal: Ensuring Secure Access to Safe Blood Products

Each year, millions of units of red blood cells are utilized for the survival of thalassemia patients worldwide.

World Sickle Cell Day

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.

Bringing Together Families Affected by Histiocytosis

In 2015, when Stephanie and Brett L.’s infant son fell ill with a fever, they had no idea how their family’s life was about to change.

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