Transplantation Archive

Riding the Horse called Hope… a conversation with bill penzer

You would think that a person who had been a practicing psychologist for more than four decades would know how to cope with the diagnosis of cancer in one of his grown children. Psychologists are a source of refuge, help, and direction for many of us who suffer with all kinds of maladies and are […]

Getting to the Bottom of Gastrointestinal Complaints


On this week’s show Joyce and Mike welcome Ricky Safer (CEO) and Joanne Grieme (Board Chair) from PSC Partners Seeking a Cure, a non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. PSC is a chronic liver disease where the bile ducts become impaired, eventually leading to deterioration of the liver. It is commonly associated with inflammatory bowel disease and ulcerative colitis.

The Making of “I Once Was Blind”


Charlene and Jeffrey Chapman walk with Joyce about their experience creating the film “I Once Was Blind,” a new independent film documenting the life of a young woman living with VHL.

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Shows from 2011 Support for Children whose siblings have special needs, 10-27-2011 Elizabeth Batson’s new book *I Have Needs Too! Supporting the Child Whose Sibling Has Special Needs* combines quotes and drawings from kids whose siblings have special needs with parenting help from a professional. The book offers parents insight and practical advice on how […]

The Perfect Gift: Kidney Transplant


In October 2007, Edbassmaster, one of the comedy personalities of YOUtube, donated a kidney to his sister, Maureen. Many of his fans sent messages of support for him and his sister. On this program we meet with Ed and Maureen to talk about their experience.
For every person who receives a transplant, there are four others who will die waiting on the list. Living donors are needed who are willing to share their organs with others. In this program you will hear one woman’s story of losing her own kidney power and receiving the perfect gift – a new kidney from her brother.