When the chance of treating cancer through a bone marrow transplant relies on strangers, it can be scary. According to Be the Match, Caucasians have a 77 percent chance of finding a match through the...
"We see patients who have received and are doing well after an organ transplant who might not have lived ... if we had not had this program in place," says Dr. Ajit Limaye. His team oversees UW...
Dr. Erin Dillon-Naftolin, a UW Medicine psychiatrist working at Seattle Children’s, discusses teen anxiety and depression—what’s behind it and the proven methods of treating it.
With the season of giving upon us, this is a story about a baby, a miracle and the gift of life from a member of the Army’s special forces who gave part of his liver to his nephew, which saved his...
Frisco, Texas, resident Steve Murphy, 66, was diagnosed last September with Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare skin cancer he’d never heard of. His grim prognosis: 50 percent chance of surviving 90 days...
In the first week after Oregon Health Sciences University suspended its heart-transplantation program, eight of those patients were transferred to UW Medicine in Seattle. "Our primary commitment is...
Heidi Combs, medical director of inpatient psychiatry at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, says anxiety is the No. 1 reason people come to primary care. She also says there is an increase in...
On July 7, 2019, Dr. Michael Mulligan performed UW Medicine's 1,000th lung transplant. "Our program has been a high-volume center for quite some time," said Mulligan, who oversees that service and...
Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a common form of depression that happens with a change in the seasons. This winter is proving to be even tougher with the coronavirus and cultural and economic...
The start of a new year often brings hope of better days. For Kris Anderson, 51, of Redmond, Washington, the future has rarely looked so bright. On Dec. 8, she received a lobe of liver from her...