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March 31, 2017

Friend’s Generosity and Successful Transplant Give Maikki Nekton a New Way of Looking at the World

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Maikki Nekton was 32 years old when she had a life-saving liver transplant, thanks to her good friend, Jenifer DeMattia, who donated a portion of her own liver to Maikki. Prior to the transplant, Maikki worked as a clinical social worker in the Maryland school system and for nonprofit organizations. Jenifer was her co-worker, and […]

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Tags: Cholangiocarcinoma, Dr. Charles Rosen, Liver Transplant Program, Living Donor Transplant, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis


July 11, 2010

Waiting… for a second chance at life

By Cynthia Nelson Weiss cynthia nelson

While Iā€™m not a musician ā€“ or for that fact, musically inclined in any capacity ā€“ I now share something in common with Gregg Allman, the rock and roll legend: A second chance at life thanks to an organ donation.

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Tags: 1136, 3640, 3719, 3793, 5217, 5324, 5334, Allman Brothers, Bile Duct Cancer, Cholangiocarcinoma, Gregg Allman, Liver Transplant


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