Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



A Ray of Hope – Convalescent Plasma with Dr. Rebecca Haley (S1 E7)

As the Medical Director for Bloodworks Bio, Dr. N. Rebecca Haley’s newest project is one that could, if history is any guide, have a big impactRead more →

Grateful for friends like the Seattle Seahawks and you

Members of the Seattle Seahawks staff and Seahawks Dancers Erika and Jon joined us in Bellevue to give blood! We sat down — at a safe distance — with Erika and Jon to learn why blood donation matters to them.Read more →

Scarlet Craig: When Cancer Messed with the Wrong Girl

“It’s so hard to believe she is sick,” Tim Craig wrote on his blog while his four-and-a-half year-old daughter Scarlet bounced and played in the courtyard of Portland’s Doernbecher Children’s hospital. Scarlet had a tumor near her adrenal gland – the “mother tumor,” doctors called it – and another in her right pelvic region. She had already received a blood transfusion, a bone marrow biopsy, been stuck with needles and tubes and seen the word “oncology” much sooner than anyone should ever have to. But still, Scarlet “ran around and played with her sister and her friend Eric,” Tim wrote, holding those tiny moments close for when he’d need them the most.Read more →
Layla beat cancer

Cancer Never Kept Her from Smiling

Five-year-old Layla kicked cancer at age five. After six rounds of chemotherapy, she knows exactly where your blood donations go.Read more →