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Kidney Transplant Excellence at Jefferson

Across the nation, more than 110,000 people are waiting for an organ transplant; four in five of them – more than 90,000 people – need a new kidney. Last year, surgeons across the nation performed 15,416 kidney transplants. But for patients with end-stage renal disease, the only alternative to a transplant is endless dialysis – more »

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Rosemary Moffitt reviews Brent Evans' chart

Jefferson’s Bone Marrow Transplant Unit: No Infections Allowed

It’s not hard to understand why Jefferson’s Rosemary Moffitt, RN, is passionate about stopping the spread of infections. Just look at where she works: the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit on the 14th floor of the Foerderer Pavilion. And the patients she cares for. People like Brent P. Evans, a 26-year-old man with hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma more »

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