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    Oncology Patients

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    Special consideration for oncology and organ transplant patients. Oncology is a discipline in medicine that involves cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. An oncology patient is an individual suffering from any form of cancer and is undergoing treatment (Lanzkowsky, 2011). Organ transplant is a procedure in medicine that involves removing a body organ from the donor and being placed in the body of the recipient so as to replace a missing or damaged organ (Farber & Abrahams, 2009).…

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    Organ Shortage

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    Matters: Uncovering and Combating the Horrors of the Organ Shortage The bottom line is that there are not enough organs available for the increasing amount of people who need them. Ever since the first ever organ transplant in 1954, people have been able to give and receive the gift of life, an organ, prolonging and saving the lives of thousands of people; and, with arising medical and technological innovations such as immunosuppressive drugs, organ transplantation is conducted in over ninety…

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    to create organs for pharmaceutical companies. These organs are then put through multiple tests before going onto clinical trials. By doing this, drugs with adverse side effects can be found without having to be tested on by people or animals. The reason that the laser-induced method is more effective, and therefore more widely used, is because it creates the most accurate shape of an organ. The more…

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    you are in dire need of. Your life depends on one organ, but you are on a waiting list with thousands of people ahead of you. Every year in the United States, thousands of people die waiting to receive an organ. It is illegal to buy and sell organs in the United States, and people are so desperate for organs they turn to the black market for organs. A new process for organ transplantation is needed in the U.S. so we can increase the amount of organs we have available for people in need and…

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    pig’s cells and organs being used for these transplants are simply because they are inexpensive and easy to breed, have relatively large litters, have organs that are about the right size, and have a less chance of infecting humans rather than other animals. Pig cells are used for human transplants to treat diseases such as diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, stroke and hearing loss. There are currency not many tissues that are able to be used for human transplant. A common…

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    Animal to human organ transplantations, also known as xenotransplantations, could be beneficial and help others in need of certain organs, regardless of their faith and beliefs, especially when their or their significant other’s life is on the line. Xenotransplantation has had controversy that has accumulated over many years; the biggest threat that xenotransplantation has to conquer is the body rejecting the foreign organ or contracting viruses and bacteria that could come from a cow, pig, or…

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    United States citizens need a lifesaving organ transplant. Of those 199,848, there are at least 77,236 candidates on the active waiting list,” states the United Network for Organ Sharing’s article, “Data: At A Glance” (1). Whether it is a heart, a kidney, a liver, or a lung, most of these candidates do not receive the organ they desperately need. “Data: AT a Glance also states that from “January to October of 2016, only 13,066 donors were able to give an organ” to save someone 's life (1). That…

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    “Giving”. Organ donation has become a popular practice among concerned individuals. Organ donation provides the average person the opportunity to do something awesome- save a life. To know that you can help a person by a commonly done procedure is great. Just one simple donation will change many lives worldwide. Becoming an organ donor is quite simple. Almost anyone, at any age, can become an organ donor. Currently, more than 123,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for an organ transplant. …

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    Organ transplantation has been one of the most recognized advancement in medicine in the past century. It has provided a way of giving the gift of life to someone with a terminal failure of vital organs. It requires the participation of fellow human beings and it has brought us closer as a human race. But in the past decade, there has been an increase in failure of vital organs and an inadequate of supply of organs which has created a wide gap between organ supply and demand. It has resulted in…

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    An organ is needed every 10 minutes around the world. There is an average of 79 people who received organ each day. But even with that, due to the shortage of the donated organs, about 22 people die each day because they couldn’t receive the organ transplant in time. Base on that statistic, it is estimated that about 8,030 people lost their life each year because of organ shortages. However, scientists have now discovered a new alternative to reduce the amount of organ shortage called…

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