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Keeping cancer a secret: readers' experiences
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When Victoria Wood died of cancer last week only her immediate family knew she was battling the illness. Her brother described how he and some of her closest friends had no idea, but understood why she kept it private. After we wrote about why people ...


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John Terry Chelsea fan Tommi Miller's football funeral held
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The football-themed funeral of a boy who died from cancer has taken place after Chelsea captain John Terry paid for it. Mourners wore Chelsea and Cambridge United colours to celebrate the life of Tommi Miller, who was eight. Terry met Chelsea fan Tommi ...

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John Terry pays for young Chelsea fan's funeral
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He told the Cambridge News he was "totally devastated" to hear he had died. Tommi's mother ... Tommi, who was diagnosed with leukaemia aged three, died last month after an unsuccessful attempt was made to carry out a bone marrow transplant. A family ...

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Match4Zara: Transplant donor found after social media search
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A 13-year-old girl, whose social media appeal for a blood stem cell transplant went viral, has thanked people after a donor was found. ... Jenny Clegg, from Delete Blood Cancer UK, said everyone at the charity thought the news was "wonderful". She said ...

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Worldwide donor search to save Cardiff University student
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A worldwide search is on to find a stem cell donor for a Cardiff University student diagnosed with leukaemia, who needs to find a match urgently. Vithiya Alphons, 24, has acute myeloid leukaemia and has been told she needs a donation in the next two ...
Student will die of aggressive leukaemia within two months if she doesn't find stem cell donorMirror.co.uk
JK Rowling Among Those Trying To Help Find Stem Cell Transplant For Leukaemia Patient Vithiya AlphonsHuffington Post UK

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Iraqi families sell organs to overcome poverty
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He was arrested in front of a government hospital in Baghdad in November 2015 after a police officer posed as a potential buyer. The majority of the illegal organ transplants take place in private hospitals, especially in Iraqi Kurdistan, according to ...

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Leeds General Infirmary and St James's cancel liver transplants
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Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said it cancelled operations and refused organs owing to a shortage of staff. The trust confirmed it declined the ... The news came to light after the Health Service Journal was given access to leaked documents and ...

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DNA points to Neanderthal breeding barrier
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Three are "minor histocompatibility antigens," or H-Y genes, which resemble ones that transplant surgeons check to make sure that organ donors and organ recipients have similar immune profiles. Because these Neanderthal genes are on the Y chromosome ...

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'Gift of Life' organ donor memorial unveiled in Staffordshire
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A national memorial has been unveiled to pay tribute to organ donors who have saved and transformed lives. The Gift of Life memorial has opened at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire by the Duke of Gloucester. It features a butterfly to ...

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Stuart and Fraser Bates death crash driver charged
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... struck at Talbot Green, Rhondda Cynon Taff, on Sunday 6 December by an Alfa Romeo car. The male driver, 22, from Tonyrefail, will appear at Pontypridd Magistrates Court on 6 May. Fraser's family donated his organs to transplant patients after his ...

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Kaiser Health News

Three Hospitals Hope To Spark A Reduction In Surgeries By Inexperienced Doctors
Kaiser Health News
A CNN investigation of an extremely low-volume Florida heart surgery program launched in 2011 found that six babies died in a two-year period, far more than expected; the program has since closed. And a U.S. News analysis last year found that Medicare ...

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Women get new organs in rare domino transplant
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STANFORD, CA (KPIX/CNN) - An organ donor recipient decides to share the love, and sparks a rare domino transplant procedure involving dozens of people. "Most people don't find out who their heart and lung transplant even came from. They don't know ...

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CNN

1st US uterus transplant fails because of yeast infection
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In February, 26-year-old Lindsey McFarland, whose last name was previously not released, became the first patient in the United States to receive a uterus transplant. Cleveland Clinic doctors transplanted the organ from a deceased donor during a nine ...
Uterus transplant patient says she's hopefulWCVB Boston
Here's Why First US Uterus Transplant FailedThe Independent
First uterus transplant in United States failed due to Yeast InfectionNH Voice

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CNN

In a first, HIV-positive donor's kidney, liver given to HIV-positive patients
CNN
(CNN) There is new hope for potential transplant recipients living with HIV. Doctors at Johns Hopkins announced Wednesday they successfully performed the first liver transplant from an HIV-positive donor and the first U.S. kidney transplant from the ...
Johns Hopkins performs first US organ transplants between HIV patientsThe Verge
Yale-New Haven Hospital linked to groundbreaking organ transplantsWTNH Connecticut News (press release)
World-first HIV-to-HIV liver transplant performed by doctors in the United StatesABC Online

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CNN

First US uterus transplant fails, patient has organ removed
CNN
"We are saddened to share that our patient, Lindsey, recently experienced a sudden complication that led to the removal of her transplanted uterus," the clinic said. The circumstance of the complication is under review. The clinic said that Lindsey ...
Why Wasn't The First Uterus Transplant Successful? There Were Serious ComplicationsRomper
First US uterus transplant fails after recipient suffers complications, doctors sayABC Online

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