LiverBone MarrowLungsHeartSkinTissuesKidneysPancreasWhich Organs can be Donate?(Services, 2009)
The success rate for organ transplants is between 80 and 90 percentOne deceased donor can save up to eight lives109,931 people are on the waiting list for an organ transplantThere are only 9,729 donors as of December 20104Know the facts about Organ Donation(Facts and Myths, 2013)
Organ donors are always in short supplyMore than $105,000 people in the US are waiting for an organ.Estimated 18 people a day die before an organ ever becomes availableOrgan Donations can offer another person a second chance at life.Why should you Donate?
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