Methodist Health System in Dallas. (Credit: Jason Allen/KTVT)

Wrong Patient Receives Organ From Methodist Medical Center

The kidney and pancreas transplant program at Methodist Medical Center has been put on hold after a patient was given a kidney meant for someone else, a hospital spokeswoman confirmed.



Mother Takes To Facebook To Find Miracle Kidney For Her Son

Chances are slim for a teenager who needs a kidney. Only two-percent of the population could make a potential match. His mother thinks Facebook could help them find the kidney they need.


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FDA Clears Drug For Advanced Kidney Cancer

Patients with hard-to-treat kidney cancer that has spread to other parts of the body gained a new drug option Friday, after federal regulators approved a twice-a-day pill from Pfizer for the disease.


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Etta James, Legendary Blues Singer, Dies At 73

Etta James, the R&B singer whose enduring hits include “At Last” and “Tell Mama,” has died at the age of 73.


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Soldier Sacrifices Kidney To Stranger He Met On The Radio

Brandon Vance served three tours of duty in Iraq, only to end up in a hospital bed back home in Dallas.


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Dallas Man To Bike In All 50 States For Organ Donor Awareness

A Dallas man is spending his summer raising awareness about the need for organ donors. David Landsberg is starting his 50-state tour on this Fourth of July.


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Father’s Day Especially Sweet For New Dad Awaiting Transplant

There was a time when Wendy Russell didn’t think she could have ANY babies let alone twins. Grace and Luke were born in the same minute, 12 days ago.



Former Cowboys Player Ron Springs Dead At 54

Ron Springs, a running back for Ohio State in the 1970s who went on to an NFL career with the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has died. He was 54.


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Organ Donor’s Family Meets Those Who Were Saved

Aaron Anderson was nervous and unsure of what to say Sunday. He was, in fact, meeting the family of a woman who saved his life after she lost her own.


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Nationally Syndicated Radio Show Helps Land Woman A Kidney

A few months ago, radio personality Shanon Murphy and Plano resident Gail Moten were strangers. But the two have since grown close together after something happened one August morning.

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