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Girl Who Took On Donor Rules Gets Lung Transplant

A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation drew public debate over how donated lungs are allocated was getting a transplant Wednesday, her family said.

KDKA-TV–06/12/2013

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Transplant Group Rejects Lung Rule Changes

The national organization that manages organ transplants rejected making emergency rule changes Monday for children under 12 who are waiting on lungs, but created a special appeal and review system to hear such cases.

06/10/2013

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Pa. Girl Gets On Lung Donor List, Boy Also Sues

The national organ transplant network has complied with a judge’s unusual order and placed a dying 10-year-old girl on the adult waiting list for a donated lung, and a patient at the same hospital asked the court for the same relief.

06/06/2013

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Local Doctor Weighs In On Pope’s Partial Lung

More than half a century ago, Pope Francis lost part of his right lung. It was removed because of pneumonia.

03/14/2013

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