Published in Blood Weekly, May 10th, 2001
There are now 75,069 men, women, and children on the national organ transplantation waiting list according to the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS), which maintains the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) under contract with the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. An average of 15 people die every day waiting for an organ that could have saved their lives.
"In a way we've become a victim of our own success," explained UNOS...
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