Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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Edmonton toddler with immune disorder urgently seeks stem cell transplant

December 21, 2020
Jakob Guziak was diagnosed with SCID, a rare condition that threatens his life
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‘Donors saved my son and gave me precious moments with my father’

December 16, 2020
Marisa Gatfield, territory manager in Windsor, Ont., is grateful to the donors who not only saved her son 24 years ago but allowed for precious moments with her father before he passed away
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Cancer survivor encourages others to give back

December 15, 2020
Rachelle Drummond required countless blood transfusions to survive cancer
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Blood donors honour incredible legacy of Bruce Phinney

December 15, 2020
Dec. 25 marks one year since the passing of ‘Mr. Acadia’
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Data offers hope to patients waiting for organ transplant

December 7, 2020
Family mourning loss of wife and mother hopes system improvements will help others
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Hockey player carries on her father’s legacy through blood donation

December 7, 2020
Hockey Gives Blood player ambassador Julia Schmitt is making saves and saving lives.
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Canadian Blood Services helps employees become living organ donors

November 27, 2020
Policies earn organization a place in Canadian Society of Transplantation’s Circle of Excellence
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“What we do matters to millions of Canadians and folks around the world.”

November 20, 2020
Dujon Donaldson, quality assurance manager, on what he values about his career with Canadian Blood Services
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On the stem cell registry? Let us know you’re truly prepared to donate

November 17, 2020
Many potential donors decline to proceed with lifesaving donation when asked
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Cord blood donors could be someone’s hope for life

November 17, 2020
Umbilical cord blood is rich in stem cells, which can treat more than 80 diseases including leukemia