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Latest Pancreas transplantation Stories

2010-01-25 16:45:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- As the accomplishments and sacrifices of African Americans in Pennsylvania are celebrated during Black History Month, more than 2,550 individuals from the African-American community in need of organ or tissue transplantation face an uncertain future.

2010-01-14 11:48:00

(Only Pancreas Transplant Program in Bronx and Westchester) NEW YORK, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Montefiore Medical Center continues to expand its portfolio of options for patients in need of organ transplantation.

2009-11-27 12:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Considered a highly risky and controversial medical procedure only 25 years ago, solid organ transplantation is now a life-saving mainstream operation thanks to the extraordinary men and women who gathered at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas on Nov. 11.

2009-11-16 07:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Dallas Medical Center recently made history when it became the first in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to perform a kidney transplant on an HIV positive patient.

2009-11-09 15:14:54

Physician bias might be the reason why African Americans are not receiving kidney/pancreas transplants at the same rate as similar patients in other racial groups.

2009-10-14 13:37:56

A newer, less expensive drug used to suppress the immune system and prevent organ rejection in kidney and pancreas transplant patients works just as well as its much more expensive counterpart, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

2009-06-26 11:29:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Receiving more than $80,000 from Minnesota and Wisconsin Multiple District Lions Clubs over the past years, Spring Point Project, a non profit organization developing pig donors for pancreatic islet transplantation to cure diabetes, is attending the Lions Clubs International 92nd Convention.

2009-06-04 14:52:00

LIVINGSTON, N.J., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Transplant surgeon, Stuart R.

2008-10-14 09:00:45

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc., a leader in the field of transplantation, has announced the winners of the fourth annual Astellas Ride of a Lifetime contest.


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