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Organ Transplantation Resources

At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, we can help you learn more about organ transplantation.

Helpful resources include:

American Liver Foundation 

The American Liver Foundation is a national, voluntary nonprofit health agency dedicated to preventing, treating and curing hepatitis and all liver diseases through research, education and support groups.

Living Donors Online

This is an online community for living donors, potential donors, their families and the medical community.

National Kidney Foundation

The vision of the National Kidney Foundation is to enhance the lives of everyone living with, at risk for or affected by kidney disease.

National Foundation for Transplant

The National Foundation for Transplant assists transplant candidates and recipients with the cost of transplant care when insurance or government programs do not cover all costs.

New England Donor Services

New England Donor Services coordinates organ donations through the New England Organ Bank (NEOB), which is the oldest independent organ bank in the country. It is the federally-designated organ procurement organization (OPO) for the New England states.

Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network

The Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) maintains the only national patient waiting list and features the most comprehensive data available in any single field of medicine.

Transplant Recipients International Organization

This organization provides transplantation and organ donation information and resources for transplant recipients, their families and donor families.

TransWeb

This site provides references and other information about transplantation and donation.

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)

The UNOS site is dedicated to patients in need of transplants, as well as their families.