Sunday, September 25, 2016

Canfield couple takes part in kidney transplant program to save 2 lives

WKBN | Abbie Schrader

Last year, John Nicastro underwent a life saving surgery, all thanks to a choice made by his wife, Sharon Nicastro

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – Thousands of people across the country, many right here in the Mahoning Valley, are waiting for an organ donor match to be found for them.

A couple from Canfield has been married 48 years. Last year, John Nicastro underwent a life saving surgery, all thanks to a choice made by his wife, Sharon Nicastro.

“I casually asked, ‘Could I donate?’ And they said, ‘Sure,'” Sharon said.

Sharon asked that question after her husband was already going to dialysis three times a week for a year. But John wasn’t living his fullest quality of life that way, until the couple learned about the “living donor program” at the Cleveland Clinic. Continue reading

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