Historic Surgery Offers Hope for Other Patients

After surviving groundbreaking surgery during which six major organs were removed from her body, 7-year-old Heather McNamara said, "There is hope" for others facing serious medical conditions. In a major step forward for medicine that offers promise for other patients, the Long Island, N.Y., girl was her own organ donor Doctors removed a life-threatening, baseball-sized tumor from deep inside the girl's abdomen after removing her stomach, pancreas, spleen, liver and small and large...Full Story
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