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Pledge the Gift of Life

Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.

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Medical Marvel

Retiree starts a new, healthy life after surviving both lung and liver cancer
Ronald Jackson is a medical marvel. Not only did he beat lung cancer and liver cancer, but he also was one of the first patients in the world to undergo a powerful form of radiation treatment as a bridge to a liver transplant. His historical case paved the way for a growing number of other patients to also have this lifesaving procedure. Yet despite all the attention he has received, Ronald remains humble and deeply appreciative that he has a second chance at life.

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In addition to our Institutes of Excellence, West Penn Allegheny Health System offers the most advanced care available in a variety of specialty and service lines. Our hospitals have won – and continue to win – both national and international recognition for our commitment to excellence and innovation in numerous specialty areas.

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