Renewed Hope: Nurse And Physician Assistant Reunite After Life-Saving Kidney Donation

A heartwarming reunion took place in New Hyde Park as a nurse, Nicole San, was reunited with the doctor who gave her a new lease on life. Back in March, the story of Nicole’s chronic battle with kidney disease and her desperate plea for a donor made headlines. Her friend and colleague, Melissa Musca, emerged as her hero when she not only volunteered but turned out to be a match. After a successful kidney transplant last month, both women are doing well. However, the need for more donors remains pressing, with around 100,000 patients awaiting kidney transplants nationally.

Reflecting on her experience, Musca encourages others to consider becoming living donors, highlighting the impact of such a selfless act in transforming someone’s life. Nicole, now grateful for her restored energy and appetite, encourages others to learn more about becoming donors through the resources available on news12.com. Their heartwarming story serves as a reminder of the power of generosity and the importance of organ donation in saving lives.


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