donating blood

Many lifesaving medical treatments require blood transfusions. Which and how many blood products are given to a patient will depend on his or her individual needs. Some of the patients who typically require blood transfusions are:

  • Cancer patients
  • Leukemia patients
  • Burn patients
  • Those receiving organ or bone marrow transplants
  • Premature babies
  • Victims of traumatic injuries and accidents
  • Patients undergoing certain surgeries