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Transplantation Basics

More and more people receive transplants every year and more people are living longer after transplants.

Medical teams, hospitals, laboratories, computer networks, and transportation systems work 24 hours a day to match donated organs with people who need them. Learn about the transplantation process, and the role of a key participant-the organ donor.

The Matching Process

  • Organs that Can be Donated/Transplanted
  • Waiting List
  • Identifying Organ Recipients

Transplant Resources

Financial Resources

  • Financial Planning
  • Medicare and Medicaid Services in Transplantation
  • Know Your Financial Coordinator
  • Learn More

Life After Transplantation

  • Know Your Pharmacist
  • Stay Healthy
    • West Nile Virus & Transplant Recipients
  • Contact Your Donor Family

Transplantation Stats

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Bone Marrow and Cord Blood Donation and Transplantation

Transplantation Web sites

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