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There is an Urgent Need for Platelet Donations to Help Cancer, Surgery Patients

Have you heard about platelet donation but aren’t quite sure what it is? This quick, 2-minute video explains everything you need to know about platelets, why they're so important, and what you can expect if you donate them. Your immediate support will help replenish the depleted supply so cancer treatments and surgeries aren’t delayed. Give now. Your donation is critical.

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