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January 6, 2010

Blood Donation at Mayo Clinic

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Every six minutes, a patient at Mayo Clinic receives a transfusion of blood or blood products. There’s an ongoing and never-ending need for blood donors because there is no substitute for blood. The gift of blood is critical for patient survival. People needing surgery, people receiving treatment for cancer, leukemia or other diseases and accident […]

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Tags: Blood, Blood Donation, Blood Donors, Mayo Clinic, Plasma, Platelets, Whole blood


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