• Bob Goodman

    Bob, living the full life post heart transplant with his wife, Patti

    Bob Goodman, heart recipient, athlete and post-transplant cancer survivor

  • Susan Pincus

    Susan, kidney/pancreas transplant athlete, living life to the fullest overcoming skin cancer

    Susan Pincus, kidney/pancreas transplant 1998

  • Art Lekoff

    "Art, heart recipient, living life to the fullest overcoming cancer."

    Art Lekoff, heart & kidney recipient 2004

  • Elizabeth Rubin

    "Elizabeth, 23 years post liver transplant, enjoying life beyond skin cancer."

    Elizabeth Rubin, liver recipient 1992, cooking at Gift of Life Family House

  • Bob Kelchner

    "Bob, recipient of two living donor kidneys, in control (train hobbyist) thriving beyond post-transplant cancer."

    Bob Kelchner, 13 years and two living family donors later

  • Valen Cover-Keefer

    "Valen, 13 years alive with a living donated kidney, living a full life with skin cancers overcome!"

    Valen Cover-Keefer, kidney recipient, 2002

An Introduction to Post-Transplant Cancer

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The following are quotes from medical copywriter  Bronwen Watson as shared on mymed.com

"Receiving a diagnosis of cancer can fill anyone with an undeniable sense of dread.
With the global prevalence of various cancer forms seemingly growing by the day,
the notion that 'this won’t happen to me… it happens to other people' is beginning to phase out.
Cancer is touching more and more lives."

"Think about it… you probably know at least one person who has battled this disease.
But if it hasn’t affected someone very close to you, how much do you really understand about the impact it has on a person’s life?
Awareness campaigns like 'Forever Changed' are going beyond ‘knowledge is power’ initiatives,
generating proactive plans that provide support where it is most needed."

And her thoughts on the global scale of cancer:

"Cancer is spreading… It’s touching everybody’s life. Young and old,
cancer is likely to affect each of us in some capacity or another at some point in our lifetimes, and for some,
perhaps even on more than one occasion. It can happen to you. It can happen to a loved one or even a colleague.
While not a very comforting thought, it is the stark reality that few can now ignore."

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On this TRIO post-transplant cancer education web site for transplant recipients,  you will find structured educational material and videos to. . .

1st: LEARN about and raise your awareness of cancer risk for transplant recipients.
Once aware of the higher risk . . .
2nd: you can learn symptoms to LOOK out for
and importantly . . .
3rd: how to deal and LIVE with cancers that affect the majority of long-term transplant survivors.  
Finally you will have . . .
4th: LINKS to resources that will help you go further in this life-saving learning process.

TRIO invites you to come, enjoy and learn how to live a long cancer-free healthy life with your transplant.SAR graphic wi arrows Learn

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  • Post-Transplant Cancer

    Risks by Organ Type

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    Imagine this too common scenario:

    A candidate for organ transplant...

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  • The Most Common

    Post-Transplant Cancer Types

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    Life Phases

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    Resources

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    DISCLAIMER: The content of this TRIO post-transplant cancer Web site is not influenced by sponsors. The site is designed primarily for use by transplant recipients and their supporters. The information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of an appropriately qualified and licensed physician or other health care provider. The information provided here is for educational and informational purposes only. In no way should it be considered as offering medical advice. Please check with your transplant team or a physician skilled in cancer and your organ type if you suspect you are ill.