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Saskatchewan teen recovering in Toronto hospital after multi-organ transplant

Nate was born with a condition called gastroschisis, a defect in the abdominal wall. In many cases, those with the condition do not experience serious complications.

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‘If you needed a transplant, would you have one?’: How researchers are trying to recruit more organ donors

Eight out of 10 Canadians who support organ donation say they are willing to give the gift – but only three in 10 actually sign up.
It’s a point researchers say is particularly useful in recruiting donors.
For example, more are willing to register when asked, “If you needed a transplant, would you have one?”

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Mountie tracks down B.C. organ recipient who was out of cell reception when match was found

“At the age of 70, the B.C. man has a brand new heart beating in his chest, and it’s thanks to a committed RCMP officer who tracked him down while he was out of cell reception.”

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‘Take two minutes’: Surrey lung recipient encourages organ donation, as he’s done

“For him, the life-saving surgery made for “a whole new world” that involved dragon boat racing, jogging, travel and enjoying time with Joshua, a grandson he never would have met.” “I wouldn’t have been able to do any of that without the transplant,” he said. “I’m doing great.”

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Edmonton woman hopes anonymous kidney donation inspires others to do the same

“As soon as I found out it was a child, I just thought of his parent’s first thing,” McVeetors said. “I can imagine how happy they must be and all the things that he’s going to be able to do now.”

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