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Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick performs onstage during the Lung Transplant Project Gala in October 2017 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Lung Transplant hide caption

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Opinion: Remembering A Soprano With The 'Warmth And Strength Of The Sun'

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The presence of the hepatitis C virus in donated hearts and organs for transplantation wasn't an impediment for a successful result for recipients. Kateryna Kon/Getty Images hide caption

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Hepatitis C Not A Barrier For Organ Transplantation, Study Finds

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Cyclosporine is one of the drugs that organ transplant patients take so the body won't reject the organ. Brendan Gates/Flickr hide caption

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Medicare Pays For A Kidney Transplant, But Not The Drugs To Keep It Viable

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Debbie Deagle holds a photo of her son Stephen and herself. Martha Bebinger/WBUR hide caption

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Organ Donations Spike In The Wake Of The Opioid Epidemic

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Dr. Dorry Segev (right), of Johns Hopkins Medicine, led the team of doctors that transplanted an HIV-positive liver and kidney into two different HIV-positive patients this month. Johns Hopkins Medicine hide caption

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New Source Of Transplant Organs For Patients With HIV: Others With HIV

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Doctors sew a kidney into a recipient patient during a kidney transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2012 in Baltimore, Md. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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HIV-Positive Organ Transplants Set To Begin At Johns Hopkins

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Relatives of deceased organ donors mourn for them at a ceremony unveiling a monument for the organ donors in April in Chongqing, China. Feature China/ Barcroft Media/Barcroft Media/Landov hide caption

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A surgical team with Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, performs the first mother-to-daughter uterine transplant. Johan Wingborg/University of Gothenburg hide caption

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