An infant from Wisconsin in desperate need of a liver transplant got the call just minutes after his name was put on the donor list.
A boy who became the first child ever to receive a double hand transplant just threw out the first pitch at a Major League Baseball game.
Three of Doreen Gummoe’s children have a rare and debilitating disease that leads to bone marrow failure. Last year thanks to Gummoe’s work, a federal court shot down the government’s decades-old ban on compensating bone marrow donors. Now, the Department of Health and Human Services is challenging that ruling.
After seven years of waiting on a transplant list for a new kidney, a California man found a donor through Facebook, but the surgery was canceled because of a one-day nurses strike that was set for the same day!