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The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift: Daughter Donates Liver to Mom

“I would have never known when I held her the very first time after giving her life, that one day she would be giving it back to me.” Those words really stuck with me yesterday, when we worked on a news story about an organ transplant. Transplant stories are always emotional, but this one is …

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Mythbusters: Organ Donation

Scott & White Healthcare has been performing organ donation since 1997, beginning with kidney transplant. Since then, we’ve successfully transplanted more than 500 kidneys. Scott & White Healthcare also offers pancreas, heart and lung transplants. Cinda Courtney, Transplant Coordinator at Scott & White Healthcare, busts some myths about organ donation. MYTH: My doctor will hasten …

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Heart Transplant Recipients Receive Christmas Wish

Back in December, five lucky people received the best Holiday gift ever—a new heart. Each year, 2,000 people in North America receive a new lease on life thanks to the amazing, life-saving miracle of heart transplantation. But did you know that for every 2,000 who receive a new heart, there are 1,000 more of them …

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Paired kidney donation – A "medical matchmaker"

Approximately 85,000 people in the United States are on a waiting list for a kidney transplant. With this tremendous shortage, many patients find themselves turning to family members and friends in hopes of a lifesaving match. Unfortunately, only 40 to 50% of potential donor candidates are found to be compatible with their recipient. If no …

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