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Lung Transplant

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UCLA Student Dies Days Before Graduation While Waiting For Lung Transplant

Loved ones Saturday plan on celebrating the life of a 21-year-old UCLA student who passed away while waiting for a lung transplant at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

06/06/2014

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Only On 2: Senator Sharon Runner Discusses Life-Saving Double Lung Transplant For 1st Time

You may not know her name, but if you’re a parent in California, you’ve been affected by her work.State Senator Sharon Runner, along with her husband, were the driving force behind Jessica’s law – the strongest sexual predator laws in the nation. And while she’s used to fighting for a cause, fighting for her life was something much different. CBS2’s Lisa Sigell has her exclusive story.

03/27/2012

Five-week-old Katelyn Policastro needs new lungs. (credit: CBS)

Infant With Rare Lung Disease Remains Critical

A five-week-old baby girl remains in critical condition at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Sunday, two days after her parents made a public plea for a lung donor.

06/05/2011

Five-week-old Katelyn Policastro needs new lungs. (credit: CBS)

5-Week-Old Baby Girl Needs Lung Transplant To Survive

The parents of a five-week-old baby girl are in desperate need. If their little bundle of joy doesn’t get a lung transplant, and soon, she will die.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2011

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