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Celebrating Black History

Dr. Drew and his efforts paved the way for Black donors, whose donations can help treat illnesses that disproportionately affect Black people, such as sickle cell disease. More than 100 million people worldwide have the sickle cell trait, and 1 in 3 Black blood donors are a match for a sickle cell patient. Sickle cell patients rely on regular monthly blood transfusions to stay healthy.

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Each year, thousands of women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer. 13% of women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. That’s about 1 in 8 women in the U.S, according to breastcancer.org. The exact cause of breast cancer is unknown, but cancer occurs when cells in the breast divi ...

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Congratulations to the Celebration of Life Winners for 2020

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center would like to congratulate the 2020 Celebration of Life winners. Each year, Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will recognize and celebrate all gold-level Commit for Life groups for the countless lives saved through their efforts. The annual Celebration of Life ceremon ...

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