TTP In the News

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Below is a snapshot of media coverage for TTP.

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Study points to potential treatment for TTP News Medical - July 23, 2015
Attention: Blood Donors Needed The Telegram - March 19, 2015
Owatonna Man Battles Rare Blood Disorder Owatonna People's Press - February 13, 2015
Transfusion News Video - January 15, 2015.
Blood disease: It's hard to raise funds for a rare illness Globe and Mail - Monday Dec 5, 2011.
Bill Dean's Battle Osoyoos couple's vacation takes unexpected turn.
BloodFile: With 600 donors, Sydney's life was saved OpenFile Article. Feb 15, 2012
Breakfast Television Spotlight Rare Diseases Day Feb 28, 2011.
CBC PEI television TV interview as a result of the Rare Disease Day TTP Blood Drive. (Drag to about the 6 minute mark for the segment.)
CBC Radio PEI Radio interview on CBC in PEI as a result of the Rare Disease Day TTP Blood Drive.
CJOB with Karen Black Radio interview on CJOB in Winnipeg with Karen Black as a result of the 2013 Rare Disease Day TTP Blood Drive!
Toronto Star Article Blood Mobile Launch September 2010
Toronto Sun Article Blood Mobile Launch September 2010
TTP Strikes and Patients Act Georgia Straight Media Coverage (May 6, 2011)
AMGH Shares Answering TTP Foundation Article Alexandra Marine & General Hospital in Goderich, ON has reposted the article that Answering TTP Foundation wrote for Hospital News in August. Awareness is spreading!
Mississippi Mother in Need of Plasma A news clip from WJTV News Channel 12 that talks about a woman who was recently diagnosed with TTP and is facing a plasma shortage.
Petition for the approval of the Canadian Orphan Drug Regulatory Framework On rare disease day we asked the Foundation's community to consider signing this petition. If you didn't get a chance to then please consider signing now, by following the link.
Royal Liverpool lead the way in fighting rare illness A look at a regional centre for TTP in the UK
TTP Diagnosis Saves Lives Awareness article - published in the August 2013 edition of Hospital News (Page 14)
Walk to Answer TTP Together in Bulgaria The 2013 Walk to Answer TTP Together received international attention.
Walk to Answer TTP Together in Bulgaria The 2013 Walk to Answer TTP Together receives international attention.
Woman struggles with rare blood disorder Angela Mattingly details how her life changed after what seemed to be a simple headache.
Woman 'died from rare disorder' A news clip from UTV that talks about the inquest into a womans death who was diagnosed with TTP.