Empowering Patients: Stop the Clot® Resource Center 

Welcome to the Stop the Clot Patient Resource Center. Here you will find a comprehensive list of patient materials aimed at educating you about blood clots and blood clotting disorders. The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is dedicated to providing valuable resources that answer your questions and offer vital information about blood clots. Explore the following resources and empower yourself with the knowledge to live your best life. 

In addition to the resources below, make sure to download your New Patient Guide, check out our PEP Talk webinar series, and join our Facebook support group.

Basics of Blood Clots

Blood Clots and Travel

Athletes and Blood Clots


Cancer and Blood Clots

Children and Blood Clots

Blood Thinners

Clotting Conditions (Autoimmune)

Clotting Conditions (Genetics)

Clotting Conditions (Other and Related Conditions)

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE)

Hospitalization and Surgery

Patient Awareness

NBCA conducted a series of surveys of patient awareness of DVT/PE. The following are summaries of the results:

Patient Stories

Prevention of Blood Clots

Other Resources

Women and Blood Clots

Current News

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Introducing the NBCA Journal Club

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