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A: There are many factors to think about when considering organ donation, both for the person receiving the graft and the person donating a kidney.
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Kidney transplantation offers the best treatment for a child diagnosed with severe (permanent) kidney failure.
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False. Kidney disease takes many different forms and may lead to kidney failure. Although there are ways to treat people with kidney failure—namely dialysis or kidney transplant—these treatments are not actual cures for kidney disease.
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Kidneys aren't organs you think about very often, but they are vital to our survival, because they filter waste, extra fluid and salt from the body. When the kidneys stop working properly (known as kidney failure or kidney “injury”), the person may need acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term) dialysis and kidney transplantation.
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Bone marrow is a blood-like substance found inside our bones. It’s important because of its role in making all kinds of blood cells: red blood cells that carry oxygen, white blood cells that fight infections and platelets that help blood clot.

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To mark Daffodil Month and to raise awareness among the community about this disease that touches so many children, we’ve prepared this dossier with articles, stories and resources to help parents help their children cope with the disease.

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Making the decision to donate your organs and tissue is a very important and generous gift. Children who have undergone organ transplantation get a very special second chance to lead healthy and productive lives, allowing them to return to their friends, families and communities.

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Most people have likely considered donating an organ but trying to separate fact from fiction about organ donation can cause people to put off their decision for another day.

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