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Platelet donation

Platelet Donation 101

July 19, 2017 2:27 pm Published by Comments Off on Platelet Donation 101

As some of you may already know (and some of you may not!), you can actually donate more than one type of blood product. When you think about blood donation, most people probably first think of whole blood (when a...


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Social sharing with #givebloodSBC

July 5, 2017 5:41 pm Published by Comments Off on Social sharing with #givebloodSBC

This May, Stanford Blood Center launched its first campaign to encourage engagement on our social media channels. We are always interested in what our donors, staff, community partners and volunteers are up to! We knew friend of Stanford Blood Center...


Men's Health Month

June Is Men’s Health Month

June 28, 2017 7:08 pm Published by Comments Off on June Is Men’s Health Month

Did you know that men do not see physicians for physical exams nearly as often as women? Unfortunately, men are dying an average of 5 years younger than women, but prevention and early diagnosis of potentially treatable conditions can improve...


First Time Donor

Tattoos, Allergies and Other Things That DON’T Prevent You From Donating Blood

March 22, 2017 5:53 pm Published by Comments Off on Tattoos, Allergies and Other Things That DON’T Prevent You From Donating Blood

When out in the community, we often receive questions from potential donors who aren’t sure if they are eligible to donate blood. Because blood donation is so important to support patients, and Stanford Blood Center needs new donors all the...