The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing the prevention, early diagnosis and successful treatment of life-threatening blood clots such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and clot-provoked stroke. NBCA works on behalf of people who may be susceptible to blood clots, including, but not limited to, people with clotting disorders, atrial fibrillation, cancer, traumatic injury, and risks related to surgery, lengthy immobility, child birth and birth control. NBCA accomplishes its mission through programs that build public awareness, educate patients and healthcare professionals, and promote supportive public and private sector policy.
National Blood Clot Alliance News
Apr 18, 2018
We at NBCA are always inspired by your enthusiasm for the work that we do, but never more so than during some of our more pronounced educational efforts, such as during Blood Clot Awareness Month, which we recognized last month.[…]Read more...
Apr 16, 2018
MASAB Memo #6, April 16, 2018 The HOKUSAI VTE Cancer Study by Michael Streiff, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore Cancer increases the risk of blood clots by 4-7 fold on average.1,2 Consequently, cancer[…]Read more...
Mar 19, 2018
Several hundred NBCA Facebook Followers participated in an online survey conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota to evaluate patient concerns and preferences associated with both old and newer anticoagulant medications or “blood thinners.” NBCA is proud to have[…]Read more...
Mar 16, 2018
March is Blood Clot Awareness Month, or BCAM, and an opportunity to share life-saving information about dangerous blood clots on a broad scale. It also provides an opportunity for you to lend your voice to these efforts and make a[…]Read more...