The Delaware County girl whose wait for a lung transplant captured national attention was undergoing surgery after a donor lung became available.
The families have asked the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network to set aside its “under 12″ rule.
This year, more than 10,000 children will be diagnosed with pediatric cancer. Many will respond to standard treatment, but others won’t.
Judge Issues Restraining Order Allowing 10-Year-Old Pa. Girl To Be Temporarily Added To Adult Lung Transplant List
U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) says a judge has ruled to allow 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan and potentially other children to be temporarily added to the adult list for a lung transplant.
The U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services says she doesn’t want to intervene in transplant decisions about a dying Pennsylvania girl when other children are just as sick.
Under current regulations, adult lungs go priority to patients over the age of 12.
Relatives of a 10-year-old girl who they say has been denied a life-saving lung transplant because of her age are appealing to the public in hopes of finding a donor to save their child.
There are several new developments in a desperate struggle to save a Newtown Square girl’s life, including a congressman getting involved.
The parents of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who has been waiting for a lung transplant for a year and a half are calling for a change in the policy governing organ transplants.
On Wednesday, the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania released a statement on the death of five-year-old Nora Situm.
Kids now have their own place to play at the King of Prussia Mall.
The medical team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia began their examination of 5-year-old Nora Situm, who is battling Leukemia and will undergo a new gene therapy treatment.
An experimental treatment CHOP might just be able to save a 5 year old’s life.
“I know what Jason did is a horrible, horrible, thing,” said 59-year-old Kathleen McGrath, of Danboro, as she showed pictures from when she says she dated Sharon Smith; the mother of accused killer, Jason Smith.
Philadelphia police are now looking into the past of 36-year-old Jason Smith, who is charged with the murder of Dr. Melissa Ketunuti.