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Kidney Transplant

Matthew Botchler (credit: Matt's Kidney Kampaign/Facebook)

L.I. Man Issues Emergency Plea For Living Kidney Donor

Matthew Botchler, 37, of Selden has been plagued by illness since birth and now his kidneys are in rapid failure. He is on a seven to nine year waiting list for a kidney transplant, but his condition is so severe that he knows he won’t make it.

04/22/2014

Michele London is in need of a life-saving kidney transplant. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Coney Island Woman In Need Of Life-Saving Kidney Transplant

Michele London, 62, is fighting kidney disease and is in need of a life-saving kidney transplant.

01/08/2014

Terrence And Gwendolyn Johnson

Couple Sues North Shore University Hospital Over Contaminated Kidney

It was to be the gift of life from a loving wife to her husband — a kidney transplant that would give the father of three new health.

11/25/2013

Elias Slubski, Esther Slubski, and Congressman Steve Israel (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Rep. Israel: Feds To Let Filipino Woman Into U.S. To Donate Kidney To L.I. Woman

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has granted humanitarian parole to Caroline Dela Cruz of the Philippines who will donate a kidney to her friend, 75-year-old Esther Slubski of Old Bethpage.

11/18/2013

Elias Slubski, Esther Slubski, and Congressman Steve Israel (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Congressman Urges Feds To Allow Potential Kidney Donor Into U.S.

Congressman Steve Israel is calling on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to grant humanitarian parole to Caroline Dela Cruz of the Philippines who has offered to donate a kidney to her friend, 75-year-old Esther Slubski of Old Bethpage.

10/24/2013

Dot Elwood, Jennifer Phillips

Women Credit Faith With Linking Them For Kidney Transplant

A woman suffering from an incurable kidney disease had her prayers for a transplant answered by a fellow member of her New Jersey church.

08/20/2013

Leonard Burke (right) with his father Ronald (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Successful Organ Transplants Make Father’s Day Happy For New York Patients

The kidney was successfully transplanted June 3 at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, just in time for the family to celebrate Father’s Day.

06/14/2013

Tyler and Frank Furia (credit: Kyle Reitan/WCBS 880)

Bellport Firefighter To Receive New Kidney Thanks To ‘Hero’ Son

Tyler Furia will turn 21 years old on March 22, but will be undergoing surgery the day before so he can donate a kidney to his father Frank. Both men are firefighters in Bellport, Long Island.

03/20/2013

Yolanda Medina

Incredible Silver Lining Found In Aftermath Of Transplant Surgery Tragedy

Late last month a woman giving a kidney to her brother died during the surgery. However, late Wednesday night there was a stunning development, one that might just bring solace to a grieving family.

06/06/2012

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Ex-Mets GM Jim Duquette Donates Kidney To Daughter Lindsey

Pam Duquette, the wife of Jim and mother of Lindsey, said Monday night that the transplanted kidney is “working great.”

06/05/2012

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New Jersey Parents See Hope After Transplant Denial Outcry

The parents of a mentally disabled New Jersey girl say they’ve won a review of a children’s hospital’s decision to deny the girl a kidney transplant because of her mental disability.

01/31/2012

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NJ Parents: Daughter Denied Life-Saving Kidney Transplant Because Of Mental Disabilities

Amelia Rivera was born with a genetic abnormality called Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, which can cause severe developmental disabilities.

01/18/2012

Octavio Estevez (R) holds up the keys to his new apartment on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NYC Father In Need Of Life-Saving Kidney Transplant Gets New Home

Just days ago, he was pleading for his life on the steps of City Hall. Now on Christmas Eve, Octavio Estevez and his family have a place to live and a chance at a future together.

12/24/2011

Octavio Estevez (R) on the steps of City Hall - New York, NY - Dec 19, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Father Of Two Needs A Home To Get Life-Saving Kidney Transplant

Without a permanent home, New York Presbyterian rules state they can’t perform the kidney transplant surgery Octavio Estevez desperately needs to stay alive.

12/20/2011

Donor Deborah Miele meets recipient Carmen Castro (credit:CBS 2)

Donors, Recipients Meet One Another Following Largest Group Kidney Exchange In U.S.

Kidney donors and their recipients said ‘thank you’ to one another at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in New Jersey Thursday night.

04/21/2011

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