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National Blood Clot Alliance



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

  • November e-Newsletter | Thankful for You

    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[…]

  • THSNA Summit 2018

    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[…]

  • New: Managing Anticoagulants Before, During & After Medical Procedures

    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[…]

  • MASAB Memo, November 2017

    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[…]