Local Hospital Helping with Donor Awareness in the Valley

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Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 10:26am

The Doctors Hospital at Renaissance has teamed up with the Texas Organ Sharing Alliance in hopes of increasing donor awareness in the Valley.

The organization says that one organ donor can potentially save up to eight lives and 44% of Texans on the waiting list are Hispanic. An organ transplant is usually more successful within the same ethnic group because of tissue compatibility.

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