Blood and platelet donations are vital for cancer patients.
Often, we can feel helpless when we find out a loved one or friend has been diagnosed with cancer. Donating blood or platelets is one way that you can offer life-sustaining help to people battling cancer.
Cancer and its treatment options can damage blood cells and many cancer patients rely on blood and platelet transfusions to help them through treatment.
The National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. states, “In 2021 an estimated 281,550 cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the U.S.”