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Proposal: Sign a Donor Card, Move Up on Transplant List


Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, medicine, health, humans, illness, protection, treatment )

Cal
- 2032 days ago - usatoday.com
The growing list of Americans waiting for organs prompted David Undis, president of the non-profit organ donation network LifeSharers, to propose last fall that UNOS reorder the list to give preference to patients who had agreed to become organ donors bef



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Pete Conrads (91)
Monday January 26, 2009, 9:26 am
Reads right to me, if you are willing to give, you should go to the top of the list.

When I leave this body, hopefully I will save many of my sisters and brethren.

Warm regards to all.

Namaste
 

Morgan Griffith (225)
Monday January 26, 2009, 1:37 pm
There are many people for one reason or another cannot have their organs accepted. I have chronic hep c--do any of you want my organs? And yet hep c is the leading cause of liver transplants. I will not accept a liver transplant-if it gets to that point I will choose death so my opinion on thi matter is not self-serving.
 

Kathleen R. (983)
Monday January 26, 2009, 11:29 pm
GREAT idea!!! However, it would indeed be quite unfair for people with unuseable body parts... I have a dear sis-in-law who has been needing a kidney for about 5 (+) years & is deteriorating fast. She will be 50 this year. However, she has a RARE RH- blood type! ANY OFFERS ~ PLEASE?!?
 
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