Stories tagged: kidney transplant
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016, 2:44 p.m.
Local kidney patients see hospital options dwindle
Kidney patients say they feel like pawns in a power struggle between Spokane’s two competing hospital systems, which have been buying up clinics in recent years.
Wed., June 18, 2014, midnight
Megan Dunnagan, 29, dies while awaiting kidney
Janet Dunnagan hopes her daughter will continue to inspire others, even in death. News coverage of Dunnagan’s desperate search for a kidney donor for her daughter prompted others to become …
Thu., July 25, 2013, midnight
Spokane pastor’s decision to give kidney leads to second match
The Jan. 20 photo of Megan Dunnagan on the front page of The Spokesman-Review caught the Rev. Michael Blackburn’s eye. He scanned the headline, “We’ve been waiting long enough” and …
Mon., Sept. 24, 2012, 10:30 a.m.
Multiple surgery survivor retains a healthy outlook
Bedridden for years and knocking at death’s door more than once, Ann Marie Danimus finally received what she and her family were praying for last year – a kidney transplant.
Mon., April 13, 2009, 1:27 p.m.
Woman donates kidney to her housekeeper
Karine Nelson has been cleaning Chris Breazeal’s home in Hayden for four years. When Nelson needed a kidney transplant, it was her employer who volunteered one.
Sun., Dec. 28, 2008, midnight
Snow no obstacle for kidney transplant
SEATTLE – Kidney patient Dorothy Beaver and kidney transplant surgeon Ramasamy Bakthavatsalam were both snowed in when the telephone call came. They were told they had to get to the …
Mon., May 6, 1996, midnight
Stray Cat Donates Kidney, Gets Home
Smokey the cat needed a kidney. The donor cat needed a home. They both got what they needed, thanks to a veterinarian and a cat-loving couple from Virginia.