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Kidney transplantation is the best treatment for kidney failure. Since 1993, the Avera Transplant Institute has performed over 300 kidney and pancreas transplant.
Each year, thousands of Americans are diagnosed with life-threatening diseases such as leukemia or lymphoma, for which a bone marrow transplant may be the best and only hope for a cure. However, only 30 percent of people will find a suitable donor within their family. For the remaining 70 percent, an unrelated donor with a matching tissue type must be found.
It is an easy two step process to be placed on the registry:
If interested in becoming a possible donor or for more information, please visit www.BeTheMatch.org.
Learn about some other donor-related services in the area.
In celebration of National Donate Life Month, Donate Life America (DLA) launches a new national Web site, www.donatelife.net, focusing on providing quick and easy access to state donor registries. The site features a new interactive map of the United States that links directly to state donor registration pages.
We are proud of the local and national recognition our transplant programs receive. Here you can learn about the latest Avera Transplant Institute news, accreditations and awards.
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