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'Interlaced Fingers' Traces Roots Of Racial Disparity In Kidney Transplants - NPR
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:03:00 GMT


NPR

'Interlaced Fingers' Traces Roots Of Racial Disparity In Kidney Transplants
NPR
Their relationship brought Grubbs face to face with the dilemmas of kidney transplantation — and the racial biases she found to be embedded in the way donated kidneys are allocated. Robert Phillips, who eventually became her husband, had waited years ...

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An LAPD officer needs a bone marrow transplant. His ethnicity limits his chances of getting one - Los Angeles Times
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:01:30 GMT


Los Angeles Times

An LAPD officer needs a bone marrow transplant. His ethnicity limits his chances of getting one
Los Angeles Times
Matthew Medina's doctors diagnosed him with a rare blood disease a few months ago and told him he would probably die without a bone marrow transplant. With that prognosis came another: The 40-year-old Los Angeles police officer had a less than 50% ...


Community comes together for 4th grader who needs lifesaving transplant - 9NEWS.com
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 19:47:16 GMT


9NEWS.com

Community comes together for 4th grader who needs lifesaving transplant
9NEWS.com
The Denver metro area came together in a big way Saturday for a fourth grade student who needs a lifesaving bone marrow transplant. Wilfred, who attends Sedalia Elementary School, has aplastic anemia, a rare but serious blood disorder. No one in his ...


Infant needing transplant aided by Arkansas T-shirt company - MyStatesman.com
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 12:44:10 GMT


MyStatesman.com

Infant needing transplant aided by Arkansas T-shirt company
MyStatesman.com
Doctors told Amelia's parents, Jack and Mary Lu Fowler, that a liver transplant was the child's best shot at living a normal life, KTHV reported. Paul Ritchie, who owns Rock City Outfitters, heard about Amelia and wanted to help. “I actually had a ...

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Crisis in America: Medical experts use new tech tools to combat the organ transplant shortage - CNBC
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:11:52 GMT


CNBC

Crisis in America: Medical experts use new tech tools to combat the organ transplant shortage
CNBC
Demand for organs outstrips supply by a wide margin. There are about 120,000 on the transplant list in the United States. Last year more than 33,600 transplants were conducted, a number that has risen by 20 percent in the past five years. Every day 20 ...

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8-month-old girl in need of liver transplant gets help from Arkansas t-shirt company - THV 11
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:42:15 GMT


THV 11

8-month-old girl in need of liver transplant gets help from Arkansas t-shirt company
THV 11
The Fowler family got a joyous baby in their 8-month-old daughter Amelia, but her health has been quite the challenge to deal with. Amelia is in desperate need of a liver transplant, something that could cost her parents more than they can afford to spend.


Plover child with rare genetic disorder receives lung transplant - Stevens Point Journal
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:35:24 GMT


Stevens Point Journal

Plover child with rare genetic disorder receives lung transplant
Stevens Point Journal
The parents of 2-year-old Roland Raabe announced online that he had received a lung transplant. According to a post on a GoFundMe page set up to cover expenses for the family, a lung donor had been found for Roland and surgery had been set for early ...


UAE Helping Hands: Dh70,000 needed for boy's liver transplant after three-year cancer battle - The National
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 14:43:49 GMT


The National

UAE Helping Hands: Dh70,000 needed for boy's liver transplant after three-year cancer battle
The National
"We have looked everywhere for the cheapest hospital for the transplant and found that India was the only place." A liver transplant in India would cost the family Dh133,000 as opposed to up to Dh1m in the US. Ms Barros will be the donor and donate 40 ...


Doctors find problems with Bettendorf boy's donor heart, postpone transplant - KWQC-TV6
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:02:01 GMT


KWQC-TV6

Doctors find problems with Bettendorf boy's donor heart, postpone transplant
KWQC-TV6
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KWQC) - UPDATE: 6-22-2017 2:46 PM: The Kohn family has announced some disappointing news regarding little Will Kohn's new heart. He won't be getting the transplant after all.


Two Lancaster County men prepare for 'living liver transplant' - FOX43.com
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:00:45 GMT


FOX43.com

Two Lancaster County men prepare for 'living liver transplant'
FOX43.com
STRASBURG, Pa. - Deciding whether to donate your organs is often a difficult and personal decision. For Jason Erb, his calling to donate came from Victory Church, when another church member needed a liver transplant. After plenty of prayer and ...


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