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Patient Spotlight

Janet Darnell received a life-saving lung transplant. Five months later she received life-saving surgery for colon cancer. She calls herself a “walking miracle.”

By Matt Batcheldor

Without the lung transplant, the cancer may never have been detected.

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Patient Spotlight

Multiple sclerosis, lung cancer, and 50 marathons: Aaron Hawkins about to reach amazing milestone

By Jill Clendening

"He has been a blessing and role model for so many," his doctor Jonathan Nesbitt says.

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Patient Spotlight

Madalyn Durbin’s dad just had a double lung transplant; surely there was no way he could make it to her wedding.

By Matt Batcheldor

Never underestimate a father’s determination to be there for his daughter. As Madalyn started down the aisle, Terry stepped out and took her hand.

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