Participating in any life-saving transplant is a special event: it provides someone in need with a new chance at a healthy life with his or her loved ones. Doing so on Christmas is particularly gratifying.
With the prospects of a liver transplant dimming and told he had just 6 months to live, Larry turned to the liver cancer specialists at Jefferson who helped this veteran fighter pilot overcome his cancer.
Although she’s just four years old, Assiah Phinisee of Philadelphia is now linked to singer and actor Bobby Rydell, and is a key reason that he is once again performing his hit songs from the 1950s and 60s. That’s because Assiah, who was diagnosed with a rare condition affecting the bile ducts shortly after her more »
When South Philly native Bobby Rydell, who rose to prominence as an actor and singer in the 1950s and 60s, needed a liver transplant as well as a new kidney, he turned to the transplant specialists at Jefferson University Hospitals. “Mr. Rydell did not have very long to live,” says Cataldo Doria, MD, PhD, FACS, more »