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Frequently Asked Questions about Living Organ Donation

When you do good work, people take notice. The UMass Memorial Transplant Program has earned media attention for its compelling patient stories and excellent outcomes. We’re proud of the impact we’re able to have on people’s lives, and are pleased to share some recent news coverage with you here:

 

 

 

  Is living kidney donation safe? 
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February 25, 2018

 
  What kind of routine follow up care do donors need?
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August 6, 2016
As Drug Deaths Soar, a Silver Lining for Organ Transplant Patients 
The surge in deaths from drug overdoses thas become an unexpected lifeline for people waiting for organ transplants.
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December 24, 2016
If You Want to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Liver Transplant, Move to Georgia
Patients could get transplants faster if they were allowed to use donor livers from Georgia and South Carolina.
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