Organ Transplants

PHOENIX - An Arizona man who lost his eligibility for a state-funded transplant due to state budget cuts learned Wednesday he is the beneficiary of an anonymous donation to pay for the life-saving procedure.

PHOENIX - A Phoenix man awaiting a bone-marrow transplant got good news Friday - word of two donors who are possible matches.

ROME - Doctors have successfully transplanted windpipes into two cancer patients in an innovative procedure that uses stem cells to allow a donated trachea to regenerate tissue and create an organ biologically close to the original, they said Friday.

LOS ANGELES - UCLA says it is launching a hand transplant study and is looking for amputees, including war veterans, willing to undergo the experimental surgery.

LIUZHOU, China - Sherrie Cramer breaks into stifled sobs as she nears the dirt-streaked former orphanage in China where her daughter lived as a severely malnourished infant.
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