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
Feb 16, 2018
Join NBCA in taking a closer look at atrial fibrillation, or AFib, in connection with National Heart Month, recognized each February. AFib is the most common form of irregular heart beat or arrhythmia, and a risk factor for clot-provoked stroke. Heart Month 2018 provides[…]Read more...
Feb 7, 2018
During Blood Clot Awareness Month, the National Blood Clot Alliance will host a webinar for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Blood Disorders, on Thursday, March 15, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern[…]Read more...
Jan 30, 2018
MASAB Memo #4, January 30, 2018 Can we improve warfarin therapy by monitoring at home? by Jack Ansell, MD, MACP, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, New York A person’s success on oral anticoagulant therapy with a vitamin K antagonist (i.e. warfarin[…]Read more...
Jan 19, 2018
As 2018 begins, NBCA extends its wishes to you for a very happy and healthy New Year. We are looking forward to an exciting year filled with new projects and programs. With a continued emphasis on raising awareness about blood[…]Read more...