L.I. Man Issues Emergency Plea For Living Kidney DonorMatthew 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.
Coney Island Woman In Need Of Life-Saving Kidney TransplantMichele London, 62, is fighting kidney disease and is in need of a life-saving kidney transplant.
Couple Sues North Shore University Hospital Over Contaminated KidneyIt 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.
Rep. Israel: Feds To Let Filipino Woman Into U.S. To Donate Kidney To L.I. WomanThe 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.
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.
Women Credit Faith With Linking Them For Kidney TransplantA woman suffering from an incurable kidney disease had her prayers for a transplant answered by a fellow member of her New Jersey church.
Successful Organ Transplants Make Father's Day Happy For New York PatientsThe kidney was successfully transplanted June 3 at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, just in time for the family to celebrate Father's Day.
Bellport Firefighter To Receive New Kidney Thanks To 'Hero' SonTyler 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.
Incredible Silver Lining Found In Aftermath Of Transplant Surgery TragedyLate 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.
Ex-Mets GM Jim Duquette Donates Kidney To Daughter LindseyPam Duquette, the wife of Jim and mother of Lindsey, said Monday night that the transplanted kidney is "working great."
New Jersey Parents See Hope After Transplant Denial OutcryThe 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.
NJ Parents: Daughter Denied Life-Saving Kidney Transplant Because Of Mental DisabilitiesAmelia Rivera was born with a genetic abnormality called Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, which can cause severe developmental disabilities.