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
Nov 20, 2017
As the end of the year approaches, many of us take time to reflect on the months that have passed, and gratitude is something in particular that many of us ponder. Through our reflections on gratitude, we are reminded that there[…]Read more...
Nov 20, 2017
Join us at THSNA Summit 2018 Mar 8 – 10, San Diego, California 4th Biennial Summit of the Thrombosis & Hemostasis Societies of North America March 8-10, 2018 | Marriott Marquis | San Diego, California THSNA Pre-Summit Workshop[…]Read more...
Nov 9, 2017
The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is pleased to introduce a new resource for patients focused on managing bleeding and clotting risks before, during, and after surgical, dental, or other medical procedures, also known as the periprocedural period. This resource[…]Read more...
Nov 2, 2017
MASAB Medical Memo #3, November 2, 2017 The PIONEER Trial, Three May End Up Being a Crowd by Samuel A. Berkman, MD, FACP, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, UCLA People with heart disease often require the placement of[…]Read more...