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Mayo Clinic is one of the few centers in the United States that performs liver transplantation for cholangiocarcinoma (CCA). CCA is a cancer that forms in the slender tubes (bile ducts) that carry bile from the liver to the intestine. Cholangiocarcinoma obstructs the bile ducts and causes symptoms such as [...]
As a transplant recipient, prioritizing your health and wellness is of great importance. What you eat and drink is one component of your overall health – and making sure these foods and beverages are safe for you to consume is equally as important.
Good food safety and [...]
Fall is a season of apples, cider, colorful leaves, and for some of us, influenza and flu symptoms. In order to avoid having to deal with illness, you should seriously consider a flu vaccine to prevent yourself and your family from having to spend this beautiful season sick in bed. [...]
With many lifesaving transplant stories happening around the world, we wanted to share with you some of the latest transplant stories happening here at Mayo Clinic.
Skip Sturtz is a Cheerful Giver, Donating a Kidney to a Stranger
Not long into his retirement, Skip Sturtz felt a stirring [...]
The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) is a key resource for transplant patients and their caregivers. SRTR’s mission is to provide advanced statistical analyses on solid organ allocation and transplantation. The organization delivers on that mission by producing three key reports: an annual report, organ procurement organization-specific reports, and [...]