Stories: Canadian Blood Services
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March 30, 2020
Criteria took effect March 29 and more updates will likely follow during the pandemic as our knowledge of the virus evolves.
March 23, 2020
Doctors bracing for the impact of COVID-19 are finding time to give blood and encourage others to do the same.
December 23, 2019
Wyatt Lafontaine was diagnosed in June 2017 at only 10 months old with infant acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He spent several months at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario undergoing chemotherapy, with blood transfusions every second day.
December 20, 2019
Adam Schmidt has a message for those on the fence about donating blood: don’t fear the first time.
December 8, 2019
Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Beckett, MD is the chief of general surgery and trauma advisor to the Surgeon General of Canada.
December 5, 2019
Hassan Nawab is only 21 years old, but his record of volunteer service would be impressive for someone twice his age.
October 28, 2019
Canada’s newest Jeopardy! champion is a Toronto man who was recently honoured by Canadian Blood Services for his 100th donation of platelets.
September 21, 2019
Blood cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the world with hundreds of Canadians requiring a donor for a stem cell transplant each year. Only a fourth of patients in need of blood stem cell donation will find a donor within their family – the rest will rely on a complete stranger to save their lives.
May 9, 2019
It's official: Canadian Blood Services’ Cord Blood Bank, a national, public health-care resource has been launched. Expectant mothers who give birth at one of our partnering hospitals are helping to build an ethnically diverse stem cell bank in Canada by donating their baby’s cord blood.