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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Social Worker Marshia Caceres

Cedars-Sinai transplant social worker Marshia Caceres walks patients through the emotional journey of organ transplant and recovery, meeting them where they are. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 11, 2021

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The Long Path to Bone Marrow Transplantation

Cathy Griffin shares her journey to the lifesaving bone marrow transplant that addressed her leukemia at Cedars-Sinai. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 23, 2021

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Carla McMillan

Meet Carla McMillan! She's the associate director of Finance for the Comprehensive Transplant Center at Cedars-Sinai. Throughout her 16 years here, the President's Award winner has...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 15, 2021

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Bone Marrow Transplant Transforms Two Lives

A bone marrow transplant drastically changed the lives of both the donor Aline Muske and recipient, Christy Canin.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 05, 2021

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Being Patient: The Delicate Timing of Organ Transplantation

Organ transplantation involves waiting, rushing, and waiting. With long delays finding the donor organs, the race begins with the transplant, then a lifetime of antirejection maint...

Discoveries / Feb 15, 2021

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Dr. Dominick Megna

When Dr. Dominick Megna is not in the OR transplanting organs and repairing aortas, he can be found fine-tuning his other passion: cooking. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 11, 2021

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Cultural Challenges of Organ Donation

After six years, Patrick Han found a match for a donor kidney. But without the eligibility in a special Cedars-Sinai transplant program, his wait may have been considerably longer ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 19, 2020

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Pairs That Share

Olufunke Ojuri hardly told anyone that she was sick, not even her sister. Eventually, she couldn't hide it anymore. That conversation was the start of a remarkable journey, that ch...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 07, 2020

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7 Myths About Organ Donation

Whether living or deceased, donated organs are among the most valuable resources in the world, but misconceptions abound. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert to debunk seven common myth...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 06, 2020

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Brotherly Bond Strengthened by Heart Transplants

The Bedolla brothers share a special bond after all 3 received heart transplants at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 12, 2020

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Transplant Recipient Hosts Annual Teen Prom

Despite more than 50 years of chronic kidney disease, Lori Hartwell always finds time to give back. For the last 21 years, she's hosted an annual prom for teens with Kidney Disease...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 31, 2020

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The Wait for a New Heart

By age 29, David Brown desperately needed a heart transplant. He had to wait more than a year—and be 400 miles from home at Cedars-Sinai where he underwent a lifesaving surgery.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 02, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Dr. Todd Brennan, Transplant Director

Meet Cedars-Sinai Transplant Director, Dr. Todd Brennan! Dr. Brennan talks about his family, their move from North Carolina, and how they balance work, life and book clubs while ju...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 09, 2019

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What's It Like to Donate Bone Marrow?

When 56-year-old Sheldon Sims learned his older brother Alan needed a bone marrow transplant (BMT), he knew he wanted to become a donor. Dr. Ronald L. Paquette, an oncologist at Ce...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 25, 2019

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Kidney Transplant Patient Ricki Gets a Third Chance

When Ricki's first kidney transplant failed, doctors didn't have high hopes for another transplant.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 11, 2019