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The importance of blood donations for cancer patients on Coast Live

Posted: 12:58 PM, Feb 11, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-11 13:38:14-05

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Patients fighting cancer need nearly one quarter of the nation’s blood supply—more than patients fighting any other disease. And, there simply aren’t enough people donating regularly to meet the ongoing need. American Red Cross President and CEO Gail J. McGovern discusses the Red Cross's new collaboration called Give Blood to Give Time, which raises awareness about the importance of blood donations and how to help patients fight cancer.

Visit redcross.org to learn more.