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Organ Transplant Patients Celebrate Thanksgiving – A WROC-TV Report

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

As WROC-TV/News 8 Rochester explains, Strong Memorial Hospital is not where you want to be this Thanksgiving. But for a group of five patients waiting for heart transplants, they couldn’t be more thankful. WROC’s Jeff Rusack tells TV viewers: “Right […]

ORGAN TRANSPLANTS: For Transplant Surgeons, Timing Is Everything

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Like organ transplant centers around the United States, UR Medicine’s dedicated organ transplant team at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY, is constantly coordinating organ donation and transplants with other hospitals, often in other cities. UR Medicine’s chief of solid […]

How Easy Is it to Join New York’s Organ Donor Registry? News 8 Finds Out.

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Did you know 25 percent of New York State residents are registered organ donors compared with 50 percent nationwide? Although surveys show 83 percent of New Yorkers support organ donation, our state ranks 50th out of 50 in the nation in percent […]

Help Share the Message of Hope During National Donor Sabbath, Nov. 13 – 15, 2015

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network (FLDRN), the organization that coordinates organ, eye and tissue donation in New York State’s Finger Lakes, Central and North Country regions, is urging residents in general, and the faith community in particular, to join in […]

IN THE MEDIA: Local TV Meteorologist Scott Hetsko’s Life-Saving Heart Transplant

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

On September 16 this year, Scott Hetsko received a heart transplant that saved his life. The Rochester resident is married and the father of three. You know Scott as the chief meteorologist for CBS affiliate, News 8/WROC. Scott’s heart transplant has generated […]

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