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New Resources About Healthcare Associated VTE Available from CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is making available new resources about healthcare associated venous thromboembolism. People who are currently or recently hospitalized, recovering from surgery, or being treated for cancer are at increased risk of developing serious and potentially deadly blood clots. You can access CDC’s main HA-VTE information page by clicking…

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A Resolution to Volunteer | July e-Newsletter

NBCA’s July 2015 e-Newsletter celebrates our wonderful volunteer leadership, right in time to wish everyone a Happy New Year, as NBCA begins its new fiscal 2015/2016 year.  With this new fiscal year comes our Board elections, and we are pleased to introduce our new Executive Committee, including our new Board President Dr. Sara Wassenaar, our…


Patient Volunteers Needed

Patient Volunteers Needed: ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines on Venous Thromboembolism The American Society of Hematology (ASH) invites volunteers to serve as patient representatives on panels that will develop new clinical practice guidelines about the diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE). VTE occurs when a blood clot forms in one of the deep veins of…

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