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transplant

Patient Story

‘A very precious gift’

Dennis Bergstrom marks the 300th lung transplant for Corewell Health West.

Patient Story

‘It can provide hope’

Kids, families and caregivers celebrate the gift of organ donation as they meet the new Gift of Life Michigan mascot.

Patient Story

Drumming up donors

Grateful for the stem cell donor who saved his life, Perry Cheathem is now on a mission to encourage others to Be the Match.

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Life resumes for Lilly

A year after a bone marrow transplant, Lilly Vanden Bosch's life returns to normal.

Patient Story

Go green! Go white!

And go register to be an organ donor! Sparty is.

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‘I could tell I was dying’

A rare heart procedure gives Sheryll Neiboer new breath—and a new life.

Patient Story

Outrunning cancer

After a leukemia diagnosis, Doug Ferrin couldn't find a suitable donor when he needed a stem cell transplant. Then cord blood arrived from France.

Cellular combat

Clinical trials showing great promise in graft-versus-host disease treatment.

Patient Story

Mom’s best friend becomes child’s lifesaver

“This is the kind of thing you do for people you care about,” says Brandy Tarrant, who donated a kidney to a girl she considers her niece.

‘We take it day by day’

After a rare kidney disease strikes three of their four sons, requiring back-to-back transplants, the Brann family has high hopes for a 'normal' 2016.

4 transplants, 24 hours

Richard DeVos Heart and Lung Transplant program hits milestone moment with a day chock-full of life-saving surgeries.

Patient Story

‘I’m still here’

Perry Charleston had every reason to believe he would die in his 40s. Then he met Dr. Michael Dickinson.