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COVID-19 patient questions

UNOS Chief Medical Officer David Klassen, M.D. answers the vaccine-related questions you’ve been asking.

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Living donation

Living donation provides an alternative to kidney and liver patients waiting on the national transplant list.

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Kidney disease and treatment

When your kidneys no longer work, you need to choose a treatment option.

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Stories of Hope

Transplant recipients, living donors, and donor families share how organ transplants transformed their lives.

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Understanding transplant costs

Transplants raise financial questions and concerns for patients. Learn how to make a plan with your team.

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More than


lifesaving organ transplants in 2020

More than


deceased and living donors in 2020

Most lives ever saved by deceased organ donors.
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Transplantation Journey

On-demand webinars about issues that matter to patients and their loved ones. New! Post-transplant health and wellness webinar now available.

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Kidney transplants

There are many options to consider when you have end-stage renal disease. Walk through your options.

Stories of Hope

Living Donation

Living donation

Living donation is when a healthy living organ donor gives an organ such as a kidney or part of an organ such as a portion of a lung, liver, pancreas, or intestine to a recipient.



Before undergoing an organ transplant, it’s important to understand the costs. You will want to work with your transplant team make sure you have an individual plan to cover transplant costs.



In order for patients to have successful transplant outcomes, it’s important for organ recipients or living donors to have quality care and support before and after surgery. Learn more.

Find a support group

Find a support group

Receive support from other organ transplant patients and families by finding a support group near you. Click here to learn more and find the right type of support group for you or your family.

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