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Good Samaritan Kidney Donor: Mayo Clinic Radio

April is Donate Life Month, which focuses attention on the importance of registering as organ, eye and tissue donors. Tune in Saturday, April 19, at 9 a.m. CT as we discuss organ donation with Good Samaritan kidney donor Philip Fischer, M.D., and director of the Mayo Clinic kidney transplant program Mikel Prieto, M.D. There is so [...]

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Are you an Organ Donor? Mayo Clinic Expert Discusses 5 Myths about Organ Donation

April is Donate Life Month; make your wishes known and don’t let misinformation stop you from saving lives ROCHESTER, Minn. — April is Donate Life Month, a national recognition to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those who have saved lives [...]

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Mayor Ardell Brede to Proclaim April 11 ‘Donate Life Day’ in Rochester

Wear blue and green, attend flag raising ceremony to commemorate ROCHESTER, Minn. — Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede will proclaim Friday, April 11, “Donate Life Day” in Rochester at a ceremony at the Gift of Life Transplant House (north house) starting at 4 p.m. that day. A 3-by-5-foot Donate Life flag [...]

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Obaid Family Gift Will Support Reconstructive Transplantation at Mayo Clinic

Essam and Dalal Obaid Center for Reconstructive Transplant Surgery has been named to honor benefactor’s parents ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 10, 2011 — Mayo Clinic announced today a $10 million gift from Tarek Obaid in honor of his parents, Essam and Dalal Obaid, to support reconstructive transplantation at Mayo Clinic. [...]

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Medical Experts for Media - Thoracic Surgery

Stephen Cassivi, M.D., M.Sc. __________________________________________________________________ Stephen Cassivi, M.D., M.Sc., a chest surgeon and specialist in lung and esophageal diseases, lung transplantation and cancer surgery Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Recipient of teaching awards from Mayo Clinic and the University of Toronto Basic research focus of regenerative medicine [...]

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Cost for Donation: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Mayo Clinic Dr. Scott Nyberg sets the record straight regarding whether or not you would be charged for donating your organs for transplant. To listen, click the link below. Cost For Donation

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Multiple Transplant: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Darrin Willingham about organ donation and transplantation. To listen, click the link below. Multiple Transplant

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"Good Samaritan" Donor and Mayo Clinic Expert Discuss Trend in Kidney Donation

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients waiting for a lifesaving transplant rely heavily on the public to make the choice to be organ donors. The shortage of deceased donor organs has reached a crisis, with almost 120,000 people in need of a lifesaving organ nationwide. Over 3,000 of those are Mayo Clinic [...]

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Organ Donation: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

It's the season of giving.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Scott Nyberg that there's no greater gift than the gift of life. To listen, click the link below. Organ Donation

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“Good Samaritan” Kidney Donor and Expert Discuss Trend in Kidney Donation

Media Expert Alert: Altruistic Kidney Donor and Mayo Clinic Expert Available for Interviews Patients waiting for a lifesaving transplant rely heavily on the public to make the choice to become organ donors. The shortage of deceased donor organs has reached a crisis, with almost 120,000 people in need of a [...]

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Phoenix Children's Hospital and Mayo Clinic Complete Valley's First Pediatric Liver Transplant in More Than Two Decades

PHOENIX — In what is a first for the Valley in more than two decades, a 17-year-old girl from Glendale, Ariz., became the recipient of a pediatric liver transplant on Dec. 6, the result of collaboration between Phoenix Children's Hospital and Mayo Clinic in Arizona. It is also the first [...]

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PBS Documentary 'Transplant: A Gift for Life' Explores Stories, Science Behind Transplants

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Transplant: A Gift for Life — a one-hour, Emmy Award-winning PBS documentary that includes Mayo Clinic transplant patients, their families, and doctors — will be distributed to public television stations nationwide this month. On Nov. 8, more than 60 PBS stations will air the program simultaneously through [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Melanoma Up to 2.5 Times Likelier to Strike Transplant, Lymphoma Patients

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 3, 2012.  Melanoma is on the rise nationally, and transplant recipients and lymphoma patients are far likelier than the average person to get that form of skin cancer and to die from it, a Mayo Clinic review has found. That is because their immune systems tend [...]

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Regenerative Organs: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Could the day arrive where we could grown our own replacement organs?  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Mikel Prieto explains how researchers are working towards that goal. To listen, click the link below Regenerative Organs  

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Melanoma Risk After Transplant

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Jerry Brewer talks about a study which found that transplant patients and folks with lymphoma have a higher risk of contracting melanoma. To listen, click the link below. Melanoma Risk and Transplant

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Young Man's Transplant

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, how a young man's transplant was made possible by advances in cancer treatment. To listen, click the link below. Young Man's Transplant  

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Transplant Friends

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, the story of a relationship built on the gift of life. To listen, click the link below. Transplant Friends

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Can I be a Liver Donor

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Justin Nguyen about who can be a liver donor. To listen, click the link below. Can I Be A Liver Donor

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Live Donor Liver Transplantation

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Hugo Vargas explains liver transplantation from a live donor. To listen, click the link below. Live Donor Liver Transplantation

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Transplant Friends

This is a story about life, love and selfless giving. It's a story about two women who share more than just friendship. They share the gift of life.

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