Blood Donor Program

This group is for people interested in blood donation. Every six minutes, a patient at Mayo Clinic needs a transfusion of blood or blood products. A simple blood donation can save the life of a child with leukemia, restore the strength of a cancer patient, or provide a critical transfusion to an accident victim. There is no substitute for this lifesaving gift, so patients rely upon the caring spirit of blood donors. Join the discussion and learn more about blood donation!

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Thu, Aug 18, 2016 5:19pm

What Does Transfusion Mean To You?

By Justin Kreuter, M.D., @KreuterMD

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Transfusion can mean a whole variety of things, depending on your perspective... patient, family member, physician, nurse, and laboratory. Please take a minute to reflect-- what does transfusion mean to you?

Please click here: Transfusion in 3 words to print a special form. Write 3 words that describe what transfusion means to you, then take a selfie and share it with the world, using #transfusionin3words.

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