American Red Cross and American Cancer Society partner to inspire people to ‘Give Blood to Give Time’

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Valley News - Health
WASHINGTON – Patients fighting cancer need more blood than patients fighting any other disease, using nearly one-quarter of the nation’s blood supply. That’s why this February, the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up to encourage people across the country to “Give Blood to Give Time,” ensuring loved ones have the strength and support to battle cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 3 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. An estimated 172,040 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in California this year. Many of these people will likely have a need for blood. “A loved one’s cancer diagnosis often makes families and friends feel helpless. That’s why the Give Blood to Give Time partnership wi
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