National Kidney Foundation

Howard and Joe Mehl with Penn Dr. Roy Bloom. (Credit Tim Jimenez)

Penn Medicine Celebrates 5,000 Kidney Transplants

Earlier this year, the 5,000th kidney transplant in Penn Medicine history took place. It is a milestone that puts them in elite company, which they celebrated Thursday night.


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Researchers Get Word Out About Less Severe Option For Kidney Cancer Patients

The National Kidney Foundation is getting the word out about a less severe option for those with kidney cancer, analogous to the lumpectomy for breast cancer.


(A health fair at Temple Hospital on World Kidney Day.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Temple Hospital Marks ‘World Kidney Day’ With Health Fair and Advice

On World Kidney Day, awareness events were being held around the globe, including here in Philadelphia.