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Transplant Recipient Grateful to Donor's Family

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — Over the weekend, we showed you a woman from Lycoming County meeting the family in New Jersey that donated the organs of their 15-year-old son. 443 more words

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Heart recipient plays in charity hockey game honouring Calgary organ donor

A young, healthy goaltender from Newfoundland played in a hockey tournament Tuesday to honour the young girl credited with saving his life — organ donor Marit McKenzie. 291 more words

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Calgary man donates kidney to old schoolmate after Facebook ‘want ad’ caught his eye

A Calgary man who decided to donate his kidney had first offered it to a friend who posted online, but ended up giving it to an old high school classmate. 388 more words

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Organ Transplantation types | Procedure

Organ Transplantation is discussed as the medical removal of a healthy and balanced organ from a donor as well as its transplantation right into another individual whose has actually either failed or has actually been harmed because of some factor. 329 more words

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New Jersey Teen's Tissue, Organ Donations Helped Save Nearly 100 Lives

MONMOUTH COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — A New Jersey teenager’s memory is living on in the lives he has helped to save.

Last May, Luke Bautista died in an accident at his family’s Monmouth County home. 126 more words

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Organ Donation from NJ Teen Helps Williamsport Woman

WILLIAMSPORT — An organ donation from a teen in New Jersey has helped a woman from Lycoming County.

Luke Bautista died last year, but his donated organs helped save almost 100 other people. 300 more words

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Becker Elected President of OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors

Yolanda Becker, MD, has been elected president of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS) board of directors.

Becker, who is a professor of surgery and director of kidney and pancreas transplantation at the University of Chicago Medicine, will serve a one-year term beginning in July 2017. 395 more words

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