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Mission Statement

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.

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The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is a patient-led, voluntary health advocacy organization. NBCA volunteers include many of the nation’s foremost experts on blood clots and blood clotting disorders.

NBCA programs include patient education and professional training on the signs, symptoms and prevention of blood clots and clotting disorders.

NBCA combines the unique perspectives of healthcare providers, individuals afflicted with clotting disorders and community leaders who are passionate about this healthcare crisis. NBCA’s Medical and Scientific Advisory Board (MASAB) includes nationally recognized experts in thrombosis and thrombophilia. The

National Blood Clot Alliance is headquartered in Rockville, MD.

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