Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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Donation left in will continues a career legacy

October 20, 2021
The late Janet LaForest’s commitment to Canada’s blood system will live on, thanks to a legacy gift
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The incredible story of how plasma donations help patients

October 13, 2021
This straw-coloured component of blood is the source material for many lifesaving medications
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The science of giving

October 13, 2021
Dr. Jennie Haw is helping us better understand donors to Canada's Lifeline
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Blood donations helped him survive illness, and then a critical injury

October 4, 2021
Darcy Wagner, whose immune disease is treated with a plasma product, lost his leg in a farming accident
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Her birthday wish was to help others who needed blood

September 29, 2021
Abigale Latoszek, who has leukemia, is inspiring blood donations and financial gifts to Canada’s Lifeline
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In the blink of an eye, a young blood donor became a patient in need

September 29, 2021
A sudden health crisis gave Laura Brougham of Victoria, B.C. a whole new perspective on blood donation
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A life beyond sickle cell disease, thanks to a stem cell donor

September 27, 2021
Ufuoma Muwhen was cured of the condition she’d had since birth by a stem cell transplant from her sister
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Plasma donation gets a boost from Sikh Nation

September 27, 2021
One of the largest blood donor groups in the country now also rallies to help patients with plasma
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Living with sickle cell disease and educating others

September 24, 2021
Ulysse Guerrier works to raise awareness of this debilitating condition and the need for diverse donors
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This childhood blood cancer survivor inspired his mother to become a donor

September 20, 2021
Blood donations were essential to 15-year-old Sean Jollymore’s fight against leukemia six years ago