Greene Co. Family On Mission To Save Daughter, Raise Awareness For Organ DonationApril is Organ Donation Awareness Month, and one local family is on a mission to save their daughter and to educate others about life-saving transplants.
Woman Recovering From Double Lung Transplant Thanks Pittsburgh For GenerosityA mother from North Carolina wants to thank Pittsburgh. She says the generosity of the people here saved her life.
UPMC's Lung Transplant Program On Probation With Organ GroupThe University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's lung transplant program has been put on probation by the United Network for Organ Sharing, a nonprofit that oversees American transplants.
Cystic Fibrosis Patient Seeking Help From UPMCKatie Prager has cystic fibrosis and needs a double lung transplant to save her life. The problem: insurance won't pay for it.
Donations Pouring In For N.C. Woman In Need Of Double Lung TransplantPittsburgh has once again shown the size of its heart.
Financial Situation, Insurance Status Delaying Woman's Life-Saving Lung TransplantIf Lethia Everette were your relative, you might find her predicament hard to believe, let alone accept. She needs a double lung transplant. Right now.
Girl Who Got New Lungs In Pa. Has PneumoniaA 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who had a pair of adult-lung transplants after her parents sued to change national rules regarding organ donations has developed pneumonia in her right lung, which her mother described on Monday as "a large setback."
Sen. Toomey Applauds Court's Transplant List RulingTen-year-old Sarah Murnaghan's desperately needs a lung transplant.
Health & Human Services Secretary Decides Not To Intervene In Transplant CaseA 10-year-old girl in a Philadelphia hospital is waiting for a donor lung to save her life, and her parents are doing everything they can to get that lung.
Machine Keeps Donated Lungs "Alive"How do you keep donor lungs in the best shape possible for transplant? Local doctors are trying a new strategy. They want to keep them in as lifelike an environment as possible using a machine that circulates blood at body temperature through the donated organs.