Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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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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Expanding plasma donation to be more inclusive

October 12, 2021
Some sexually active gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men now eligible to donate plasma
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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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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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Celebrating a year of plasma donation in Sudbury

August 25, 2021
Thousands of donors have already visited our new dedicated plasma donor centre. Their support is critical.
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A grateful recipient shares why plasma is important

July 20, 2021
After decades of chronic illness, Nadine Law celebrated a milestone birthday thanks to plasma donors
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Laying the groundwork for a more inclusive blood system

June 21, 2021
Dr. Catherine Jenkins, scientist and LGBTQ+ advocate, is part of our effort to evolve donor screening
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Sudbury family caps life-long involvement by volunteering

April 20, 2021
Sudbury family caps life-long involvement by volunteering at Sudbury plasma donor centre
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How we help patients with rare diseases

February 26, 2021
Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year
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Plasma associate Amelia Greeno gives back through her work

February 8, 2021
Ensuring access to lifesaving products is the goal at new Lethbridge plasma donor centre