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Born To Do This

June 21, 2011 at 8:00 am
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By Geoff Belanger, Donor Services Document & Project Manager


I've worked at the Blood Center for a little over seven years now in a variety of roles, beginning as a phlebotomist. If you've donated on a mobile between 2004 and 2008, there is a good chance I drew your blood, some more than a few times.

Our Donors Are in Good Hands

March 31, 2011 at 1:35 pm
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Tweet By Erin Crager, Marketing Intern, Stanford Blood Center When you meet Training Supervisor Mary Hayes, it’s no surprise that Stanford Blood Center (SBC) Collections personnel (nurses and medical assistants) are some of the best trained in the industry. They...

Lifesaving Research at Stanford Blood Center

March 2, 2011 at 3:55 pm
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By Erin Crager, Marketing Intern, Stanford Blood Center

The collateral damage associated with chemotherapy and radiation treatment may soon be a thing of the past. Medical students have traditionally been taught that the body's immune system generally doesn't turn on itself, even in the presence of a tumor. But Ed Engleman, MD and his research team at Stanford Blood Center have developed a method for training the body's immune system to do just that for prostate cancer. Their research over the past eighteen years has opened new doors for potentially curing other forms of cancer, as well.

The Cast: Bob Sherman

August 18, 2010 at 12:10 pm
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By Erin Crager, Marketing Intern, Stanford Blood Center A deafening whistle cuts through the crisp morning air of Stanford Blood Center’s (SBC) parking lot, on par with the ear piercing fire alarm that’s just led to the congregation of the...