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Carter Bloodcare Center looking for donors in Texas


Carter Bloodcare Center looking for donors in Texas

TYLER (October 14, 2009) - Carter BloodCare has changed its blood donor eligibility guidelines to allow survivors of solid-organ tumors, including breast cancer, to give blood two years after treatment is completed rather than wait the most recent, five-year period.

Many cancer survivors receive regularly scheduled blood transfusions during the course of treatment and are eager to share the gift of life with someone else who is undergoing similar therapy today. The shorter, two-year wait after cancer treatment ends, means that cancer survivors can begin helping others three years sooner than before the new guidelines came about...read more