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  1. Young Bride Dies of Cancer 3 Days After 'Dream' Wedding to Childhood Sweetheart in HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KFMB-TV San Diego

    Nina Marino, 19, died of cancer three days after exchanging vows with husband Joey Williams, 21, in a "dream" wedding. Williams explained they met as kids while attending a summer camp for children with serious medical conditions.

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  2. For Transplant Candidates, Virtual Classroom Brings Education to the LearnerRead the original story

    Friday | ECNmag

    While many people now use online learning courses to earn college degrees or certifications for their jobs, some are using virtual classrooms to prepare for their own life-saving procedures. To help prepare for a bilateral lung transplant, Penn patient Emil DiPlacido and his family recently took advantage of a new online version of a transplant education session offered by Penn Medicine that allowed him and his family to learn more about and prepare for his upcoming surgery.

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  3. Exmouth charity champion Steve signs up 134 more organ donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Exmouth Journal

    A charity champion from Exmouth who is on a crusade to sign up as many as possible on the organ donor register has hailed recent awareness events a success. Steve Gazzard, whose daughter Sarah Wright died while waiting for a double lung transplant in 2012, has been signing up more than 100 people to the organ donor register during National Transplant Awareness Week.

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  4. Youngest child to receive a rare heart-lung transplant returns homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Daily Mail

    'He's growing so fast!': Youngest child to receive a rare heart-lung transplant returns home in time to celebrate turning eight months - and doctors cannot believe his progress Jack Palmer was born in January with a heart defect that made it difficult for blood to throw through his body properly and affected his lungs His parents, Chuck and Tiffany, were told they could either put him on a waiting list for a heart-lung transplant or withdraw care In May, a pair of organs became available and Jack became the youngest person in 10 years to undergo the transplant If he lives a year past his procedure, he will be the first infant under one year old who has undergone the transplant to survive An eight-month-old boy who underwent a heart-lung transplant is home almost exactly a year after his parents were told to expect a stillborn baby.

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  5. Lauda still old self after Wolff hospital visitRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | GrandPrix.com

    According to Toto Wolff, F1 legend Niki Lauda is still his old self as he recovers from life-saving lung transplant surgery in Vienna. Lauda, the triple world champion and Mercedes team chairman, is not likely to be seen in the paddock for the rest of 2018, but his friend and colleague Toto Wolff says Lauda is at least on the road to recovery.

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  6. St. Louis Children's and Washington University Heart Center Perform ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | PRWeb

    "He's interactive, he's playful, he seems to be developing normally," said Pirooz Eghtesady, MD, chief of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery with Washington University at St. Louis Children's Hospital. "Right now, it looks like he's going to be a normal kid and that's very exciting."

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  7. AmpliPhi receives positive feedback from FDA for its AB-PA01 product...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Medical News

    AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation , a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on precisely targeted bacteriophage therapeutics for antibiotic-resistant infections, today announced that the company has received positive feedback, via written response, from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding its development plans for AB-PA01, without the need for a Type B Pre-IND meeting.

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  8. Lodi Sisters Battle Rare Disease TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    TJ Spencer may be looking at a limited lifespan but the 21-year-old Lodi native says her mother and 18-year-old sister, Lauren, help her navigate past the worry and confusion over pulmonary hypertension. "Helped me a lot to have someone who knows me so well and knows how to talk to me about it and knows what I need to know," Spencer said.

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  9. Adult-to-child lung transplant saved daughter, now a teenRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | UnionLeader.com

    It has been a little more than five years since Sarah Murnaghan left Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with a new set of lungs, harvested from an adult donor and trimmed down to fit a 10-year-old with cystic fibrosis.

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  10. Ironman challenge raises more than 4,000 for Belle's charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Western Telegraph

    A SOLVA mum has proved she has a will of iron and a heart of gold after completing Ironman Wales to raise awareness of organ donation and funds for charities and organisations that support Wolfscastle youngster, Belle Curran. Mum of four, Lindsey-Anne Richards, completed her first Ironman in 13 hours 34 minutes and has so far raised more than 4,000 for Withybush's Puffin Ward, Noah's Ark Children's Hospital, Ty Hafan, Great Ormond Street and the Make a Wish Foundation.

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  11. All these women, born with cystic fibrosis, received anonymous lung transplantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Metro

    All born with cystic fibrosis, George Compton, 28, Ashley Harris Moore, 36, Libby Clare, 22, Holly van Geffen, 26, Sharon Brennan, 37, Charlotte Davies, 24, and Josie Stewart, 25, have had their lives saved by the kindness of anonymous donors. After being diagnosed with the genetic condition - which sees the lungs become clogged with sticky mucus, making it difficult to breathe - they are now moving on with their lives since receiving new lungs.

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  12. What's on? TV highlights for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | RTE.ie

    There's a documentary about cystic fibrosis campaigner Orla Tinsley, Say Yes to the Dress is back, and Christy Dignam's on Living with Lucy . . . Irish campaigner Orla Tinsley has spent her life coping with cystic fibrosis.

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  13. Cancer spreads from organ donor to 4 people in "extraordinary case"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | CBS News

    It's well known that organ transplants can pass infectious diseases from donors to recipients in rare cases. But even more rarely, transplants can transmit cancer, as a new case shows.

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  14. Cancer Spreads From Organ Donor To 4 Recipients In 'Extraordinary Case'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | News9 Oklahoma City

    It's well known that organ transplants can pass infectious diseases from donors to recipients in rare cases. But even more rarely, transplants can transmit cancer, as a new case shows.

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  15. Deleterious effects of dialysis emergency start, insights from the French REIN registryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | BioMed Central

    Emergency start of dialysis has been associated with worse outcome, but remains poorly documented. This study aims to compare the profile and outcome of a large cohort of patients starting dialysis as an emergency or as a planned step in France.

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  16. Parents less likely to donate child's organsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | York Press

    New figures show parents are significantly less likely to donate their child's organs for lifesaving transplants, which limits the number of organs available for children on the transplant waiting list. The statistics, released by NHS Blood and Transplant show only 48 per cent of families supported donation for a child last year.

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  17. Breathing new life: Beachwood women gets second chance after lung transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | Cleveland.com

    "I had no idea how sick I was," Henz, who lives in Beachwood, said. "Doctors were telling my family, 'You need to let her know.'

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  18. Cancer Spreads from Organ Donor to 4 People in 'Extraordinary' CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Live Science

    It's well known that organ transplants can pass infectious diseases from donors to recipients in rare cases. But even more rarely, transplants can transmit cancer, as a new case shows.

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  19. ECMO Machine Market - Market Growth Analysis Forecasts to 2021Read the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | ClickPress

    This market is expected to reach USD 305.3 Million by 2021 from USD 247.2 Million in 2016, at a CAGR of 4.3%. A number of factors such as the growing cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, rising adoption of ECMO as a bridge to heart & lung transplantation, growing number of ECMO centers, conferences and training programs to increase awareness, and technological advancements are the significant factors driving the growth of this market.

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  20. A historic adult-to-child lung transplant saved their daughter, who's now a thriving teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Recorder

    It has been a little more than five years since Sarah Murnaghan left Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with a new set of lungs, harvested from an adult donor and trimmed down to fit a 10-year-old with cystic fibrosis.

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