VUMC surgical tech cheers on daughter Grace West on NBC’s “The Voice”
Daryl Rembinski's family moved to Nashville from Detroit to support Grace's singing career
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.”
Without the lung transplant, the cancer may never have been detected.
Her dad needed a kidney; hers didn’t match. But through paired donation, her dad got a kidney and so did another person in need.
Her blood type was B and his was A. So they went to Plan B.
“You don’t need to be afraid.” A 10-year-old’s words of comfort to an adult facing surgery.
Leslie McDaniel had never had surgery in her life and was apprehensive. Bethany Lafata, 10, is already an expert at preparing for surgery, so she shared encouragement and advice.
Andie Perona, part of the VUMC transplant team, receives double organ transplant
The transplant team surgical technician found herself on the other side of the table as a kidney and pancreas transplant recipient. It transformed her life.