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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 myths about organ donation.

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 becoming an important voice within her community.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 31, 2020

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What's It Like to Donate Bone Marrow?

"When you donate bone marrow, you're also giving immune cells that provide the potential for a cure."

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

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New Advances in Kidney Transplant

A Cedars-Sinai study aims to revolutionize kidney transplant for the most vulnerable patients.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 16, 2019

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Cancer Picked the Wrong Dude

In 2017, Caleb Hinson went from being a healthy 35-year-old to someone in desperate need of medical attention.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 03, 2018

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Behind the Scenes: Cedars-Sinai Helipad

For organ transplants and trauma patients, traffic and distance can eat up precious time once the clock starts ticking.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 30, 2018

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Heart Transplant Recipient Joins Donor's Family

A 19 year-old college student, Dylan Stump, suffered a tragic death in a car crash. With help from Cedars-Sinai, the Stump family's decision to donate his organs helped five individuals including heart transplant recipient, Erika Heranic.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 21, 2018

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10-Year-Old Kidney Transplant Patient Manages Health

After his kidney transplant, 11-year-old Noah made vows to his doctor to stay healthy. And he's keeping them.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 07, 2018

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Life-Saving Bone Marrow Transplant Creates Friendship

In 2015, Darin Eisenhut received a life-saving bone marrow transplant at Cedars-Sinai. He had the privilege of thanking his donor in-person just a year later.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 07, 2018

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Larry Lewis Overcomes Heart Failure - Patient Story

After 15 months of living without a heart in his chest, Larry got the call transplant patients hope for.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 24, 2018

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Heart Transplant Saves Second Baptist Church Bishop

After months of waiting, 78-year-old William and his wife got the call: "We have a heart for the bishop."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 04, 2018

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Triple Organ Transplant Patient Inspires Many Others

Doctors told Jim Stavis he wouldn't live past 50. At 63, he's using his experience to inspire others.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 29, 2018

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Kidney Transplant Patient Joins 2018 Rose Parade

"I got so sick, so fast. I didn't know if I had a future. Kimi's amazing gift gave me a future."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 28, 2017