January is National Blood Donor Month

Jan blood donorJanuary is National Blood Donor Month. According to the American Red Cross, only 3% of Americans donate blood a year. Approximately 1.9 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer and may need a blood transfusion as part of their treatment. Cancer patients use nearly ¼ of the blood supply. Giving blood can be an easy, painless process. Consider donating blood this year to help those in need of a blood transfusion. More information on blood donations and cancer patients can be found at the link below.


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