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Organ and Tissue Donation – A Lakeridge Health Initiatave

Through a variety of awareness and knowledge improvement programs for staff, and organ and tissue donation policies that reflect a high level of standard...

Another record-breaking year for Capital Health’s

"Our program is recognized as a leader in transplantation, not only in volume and outcomes, but also in research and new program development," says...

Lung Transplant

On a bright sunny March day, Amie Gray walked out of the University of Alberta hospital and into history, as Alberta's first living donor...

Gastric Banding has taken hold on this side of the Atlantic

How important is body image and weight loss in western society? Canadians spend an estimated $3-$5 billion a year on diet products, health club...

Transplant Rehabilitation Heals Body Mind and Spirit

Having endured the life-saving but terrifying experience of a double lung transplant, 39-year-old Karen Murray is deeply committed to do whatever it takes to...

Canadian physicians are using Rapamune to help solve the ‘Transplant Paradox’

Cyclosporine has been the therapeutic mainstay for preventing organ rejection after transplantation for 16 years, but has always been associated with serious adverse effects,...

Gift of love ushers in new era in transplantation

What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago Barb Smith never felt worse. Her health had deteriorated to the point where she just...

Canadian first in spine surgery at London Health Sciences Centre

Everyone has back pain at some point in their life, some worse than others. People suffering from chronic back pain know just how much...

Donation Matters

Organ donation and transplant organizations across Canada are increasingly challenged by the widening gap between a growing need for transplants and a dwindling supply...

Looking at the LADs:

For the past two years, the British Columbia Transplant Society (BCTS) has been involved in a groundbreaking research initiative exploring a very different kind...

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