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about organ donation

How does organ donation happen? What organs and tissues can be donated? How does someone get on the transplant waiting list? Get the facts here.

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Eight of the major organs can be transplanted, along with faces and hands, corneas and tissues such as bones, bone marrow, skin, and heart valves.

 


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Organ donation is the process of providing an organ, organs, or partial organ to transplant into one or more people. Organ donors can be deceased or living.

 


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Organ donation is the process of providing an organ, organs, or partial organ to transplant into one or more people. Organ donors can be deceased or living.