All patients awaiting organ transplants are on a national list. Learn about the organizations behind the transplant waiting lists and how these lists work.
Brain death. Cardio-respiratory death. Non-heart beating donation. Learn why there are different definitions of death and how each affects organ and tissue donation.
Donated marrow and stem cells saves lives by curing cancers and other illnesses. There's no danger to the donor, but finding the right donor can be difficult.
Step back in time to learn about the extraordinary dreams and daring efforts that have made today's medical miracles possible.
For the latest in organ donation and transplant statistics and waiting list data, link to the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network website operated by the United Network for Organ Sharing.
Get answers to your questions and the truth about everything from celebrities who receive transplants to what happens if you are in an accident and you have a donor card.
Every major religion in the United States supports the donation of organs and tissues for transplants. Find out where your religion stands.