Tag Archives: platelets

Spread the Love Blood Drive

February 11, 2019

Do something for perfect strangers this Valentine’s season by donating the gift of life, and receive a great gift in return. More than forty area hospitals count on us for the blood and blood products that keep patients’ hearts beating. You can help make that happen by participating in our Spread the Love Blood Drive February […]

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CBCO Donors Help Mia Fight Leukemia

November 9, 2017

Mia Dalton had always been a very healthy child. But when she was two years old, on a Wednesday, her parents noticed she wasn’t feeling well. After a weekend of feeling lethargic, being pale, bruising easily all over her body, and running a low-grade fever, she visited her doctor. By Monday, she had been diagnosed […]

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Springfield Missouri Mom Receives Blood and Platelets During Cancer Treatment

Springfield Mom Receives Blood and Platelets During Cancer Treatment

April 25, 2017

“Every door we passed had a sign on the outside that read, ‘Chemo in progress,’” said Laura Winstead as she remembered being admitted to Cox Hospital in Springfield for what her physician said would be a couple of nights for tests. “My husband and I just looked at each other as I had a slow […]

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