11-Year-Old Leukemic Girl With Life-Threatening Bone Marrow Transplant Making Others Smile From ICUMyla Cunanan didn't want any presents for her 11th birthday last month.
SF Surgeons Complete 12 Surgeries In 6-Way Kidney Transplant ChainThree surgeries carried out Thursday and three on Friday at California Pacific Medical Center represent the largest kidney donation chain in the 44-year history of the hospital's transplant center.
First Set Of Complicated Kidney Swaps Completed At California Pacific Medical Center In San FranciscoSurgeons at San Francisco's California Pacific Medical Center have completed the first three kidney transplants of a series of kidney swaps started by a woman who wanted to help save a life.
12 Patients Preparing For Rare 6-Way Kidney Transplant Operations At San Francisco HospitalThis will be the largest single center kidney paired donation chain conducted on the West Coast.
6th Grader Stuck At Stanford Hospital Recovering From Leukemia, Gets A Holiday 'Get Well' Video From His ClassmatesRoll video: “Hi Iron Man, it’s your friend Jonathan. Hope you get better,” says one young boy. 'Iron Man' is Nicolas Queen and his classmates got together and made a video to cheer him up for the holidays.
Bay Area Woman With Double Lung Transplant Honored For Organ Donation Work After Her DeathA Bay Area woman who crusaded for more people to become organ donors is being honored, even after her death.
Man Who Donated Son's Organs Now Needs Transplant, Mother Of Recipient Is A Match A man who donated his deceased son’s organs years ago is getting paid back in kind from the mother of the transplant recipient who benefited from the organ donation.
Daughter's Lung, Heart Transplant At Stanford 'Best Ever' Father's Day GiftA Bay Area dad got the best Father’s Day gift a man could get when his daughter got a lifesaving lung and heart transplant at Stanford after months on a waiting list.
Could Stanford Lab-Created Sperm Eliminate Need For Live Male In Reproduction? Stanford researchers report they are a step closer to helping men overcome the most common factor of male infertility, at the same time potentially eliminating the need for a live male to reproduce.
Jefferson Award Winner Helps Provide Life Line To Transplant PatientsMinority patients awaiting bone marrow transplants stand a better chance for survival, because of this week’s Jefferson Award winner. She spearheads a campaign to increase the availability of lifesaving umbilical cord blood.
Undocumented Oakland Father Denied Life-Saving Surgery Jesus Navarro needs a transplant. He has insurance, and his wife wants to donate a kidney, but University of California, San Francisco won’t do the transplant.