I knew Brian from refereeing ice hockey. Our group of friends had been involved in youth hockey for decades; we were a close and giving community. Then, about 11 years ago, Brian was diagnosed with cancer.
In honor of Blood Donor Appreciation month, Cancer Talk is spotlighting a pair of Roswell Park’s most committed donors. Between them, Richard Casseri and Dan McCue have been donating platelets to RPCI patients for a combined 76 years.
January marks National Blood Donor Month. There is a significant, ongoing need for blood and blood products at Roswell Park to ensure an adequate supply for patients undergoing cancer treatments or surgery.
The Roswell Park Donor Center's Maria Turner appeared on Roswellness Radio on Sunday to discuss platelet donations. Maria talked about the need for platelet donations and why they are so important to cancer patients.