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Monday, February 6, 2012

AOPO Thanks Tom Brady for his Commitment to Organ Donation and Transplantation

Living Legacy Foundation | Lauren


Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Thanks Tom Brady for his Commitment to Organ Donation and Transplantation

VIENNA, Va. – February 4, 2012 – Currently, there are more than 112,000 patients on the national organ transplant waiting list. These candidates often endure difficult yet necessary life-sustaining treatments while waiting for potential organ matches. Nineteen people die every day while waiting, and those that are eventually transplanted can endure wait times that can extend anywhere from 5-9 years.

Organ procurement organizations (OPOs) are the national stewards of the precious gift of life. During 2011 the 58 federally designated OPOs helped more than 8,000 deceased donors and their families give the gift of organ donation. Several OPOs, in collaboration with their local transplant centers also have programs that support and facilitate living organ donation.Read more: http://livinglegacymd.wordpress.com/2012/02/05/aopo-thanks-tom-brady-for-his-commitment-to-organ-donation-and-transplantation/

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