News tagged with organ transplantation

Despite success, demand low for hand transplants

A year after a young amputee left the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with transplanted hands and forearms, the lead surgeon calls her progress "nothing less than spectacular."

Dec 17, 2012
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Breath test could possibly diagnose colorectal cancer

A new study published in BJS has demonstrated for the first time that a simple breath analysis could be used for colorectal cancer screening. The study is part of the "Improving Outcomes in Gastrointestinal Cancer" supple ...

Dec 05, 2012
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China begins phasing out prisoner organs next year

China will start phasing out its reliance on organs from executed prisoners for transplants early next year as a new national donation system is implemented, a government-appointed expert has said.

Nov 02, 2012
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