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HEALTH ALERT: Critical Need For Blood Donations
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on October 05, 2012 @ 8:26PM
Created on October 05, 2012 @ 6:33PM
United Hospital Center's Director of Oncology Linda Carte joined 5 News to tell us why there's such a need for blood, especially for cancer patients.

On this segment we will discuss:
  • Why are donations so important?
  • What causes anemia in cancer patients?
  • Why are blood transfusions necessary for cancer patients?


Blood Drive Information: United Hospital Center’s Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland cancer Center will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, October 11th and Friday, October 12th from 10 a.m. To 4 p.m.  

To make an appointment and for more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org or call Peggy Johnson, UHC’s Clinical Navigator at 681-342-1810.

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