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Kidney Transplant Recipient Is ‘Scooting 4 Donors’ Across The USA

Four-time kidney transplant recipient Matt Schneider is currently 'Scooting4Donors,' making his way across the US on a scooter in support of organ donation awareness. Matt...

How to Fundraise for a Transplant

$6,500. $2,300. $18,000.  These numbers aren’t the cost of a car, gadget, or vacation. They are real amounts that transplant families have had to cover...

Colorado Firefighter With Brain Tumor Given A Final Send-Off On Way To Give His Organs

There is no greater charity than that of saving lives. Helping a stranger or even family who can’t give back anything in return is...

Baby Lincoln Seay Goes Home After Receiving a Life-Saving Heart Transplant

“No words can express the gratitude we feel for the family who lost their loved one… choosing to save someone else’s life at a...

Could Stem Cell Therapy Eliminate the Need for Immunosuppressant in Kidney Transplant?

According to Dr. Samuel Strober, an immunologist and professor of medicine at Stanford, stem cells therapy could potentially eliminate the need for long term...

Obesity After Organ Transplant

Obesity has become an epidemic in the US during the last decades and transplant patients are not immune from that issue. This major health...

United Kingdom’s Strategy to Boost Organ Donation: Free Funerals

This is no joke.  Britain's health system is strongly considering offering free funerals to organ donors as a way to increase their donation rate. ...

What to Choose? Deceased Organ Donor or Donation After Cardiac Death (DCD)?

Actually, everybody on an organ transplant waiting list is waiting for a deceased donor. It is the kind or deceased donor that may be...