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New Thrombophilia Resource

NBCA recently updated information on its website about thrombophilia or genetic blood clotting disorders, thanks to funding provided by Grifols USA. This resource provides an overview of thrombophilia and its many forms, discusses the risks and potential complications, summarizes the current perspectives about testing and diagnosis, and provides an overview of potential treatment options and…

April e-Newsletter | Sharing our Success

We at NBCA are always inspired by your enthusiasm for the work that we do, but never more so than during some of our more pronounced educational efforts, such as during Blood Clot Awareness Month, which we recognized last month. As spring kicks off, we’re excited to share a small sample of some of our Blood…

MASAB Memo, April 2018

MASAB Memo #6, April 16, 2018 The HOKUSAI VTE Cancer Study by Michael Streiff, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore Cancer increases the risk of blood clots by 4-7 fold on average.1,2 Consequently, cancer is identified as a contributing risk factor in up to 20% of patients who suffer…

New Patient Preference Survey

Several hundred NBCA Facebook Followers participated in an online survey conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota to evaluate patient concerns and preferences associated with both old and newer anticoagulant medications or “blood thinners.” NBCA is proud to have assisted with this work, and grateful to the University of Minnesota School of Public Health for recognizing…

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