This was originally published on this siteNora’s Home celebrates expansion, helps more transplant patients and their families HOUSTON – On June 9, Nora’s Home, a place for organ failure and transplant patients receiving care in the Texas Medical Center, has expanded their location, making the center’s capacity twice as large. Now, more families can be helped. Read more about Nora’s Home celebrates expansion, helps more transplant patients and their families – CW39[…]
BY CECELIA BOHAN SPECIAL TO THE NEWS Saturday, September 3, 2016, 5:00 AM We had to have a liver transplant done for my daughter Jenna (in June 1997) when she was 6 months old, and we had it done in San Francisco even though we live in New York. The transplant was really hard. In Read more about Mother Teresa’s letter finds 6-month-old transplant patient well – NY Daily News[…]
Camp Sunshine We are highlighting transplant camps for the month of June. For the first week of June we are highlighting Camp Sunshine in Casco, Maine. They are a retreat for children who have received solid organ transplant and their immediate family. They take applicants worldwide. The camp has a variety of fun activities for Read more about Camp Sunshine[…]
This was originally published on this site Posted: Sun 3:09 PM, Jun 04, 2017 Multiple myeloma is cancer that involves our bone marrow with a specific cell called a plasma cell that patients can develop. Most patients will need a bone marrow transplant. Patients needing bone marrow transplants don’t have to travel far to receive Read more about Bone marrow transplant patient credits positive recovery to staying close to home – KSFY[…]
This was originally published on this site Patients who have received organ transplants have a low rate of cancer screening adherence, according to a study published in the American Journal of Transplantation. The researchers suggested that PCP involvement may improve these rates. “An important complication associated with solid organ transplantation is the development of malignancy,” Read more about Cancer screening rates among transplant recipients do not meet current guidelines – Healio[…]
This was originally published on this siteUnited under a common objective of promoting physical and sporting activities to all for the well-being of society, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has signed an unprecedented Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the World Transplant Games Federation (WTFG). The WTGF stages international sporting events, including the World Transplant Games, Read more about Sport for All: IOC signs agreement with World Transplant Games Federation – Olympics[…]
A good reminder to read the fine print for travel insurance. Some consider immune suppression a pre-existing condition and not applicable to travel funds.