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Southeast news agencies claim awards from Alaska Press Club

...her editorial writing.? Tom Hesse of the Petersburg Pilot was honored for his second-place health story of a kidney transplant between sisters.? KTOO-FM's Lisa Phu received the award for best radio feature story.? Emily Kwong of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-28/southeast-news-agencies-claim-awards-al
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In need of a kidney transplant

...than the fact that she needs a kidney transplant, what really makes things difficult...Kollander is in need of a kidney transplant. Her donor will be a family...Donations to Kollander's kidney transplant can be sent to: Karen Fortwengler...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011710/nei_550652625.shtml
A fighter remembered

Juneau resident Troy Kahklen, whose unusual kidney transplant gained national attention, died Sunday at the Johns...Kahklen, 47, had been fighting complications from a kidney transplant five months ago, said father, Joe Kahklen. He...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022608/loc_251280388.shtml
Correction

A story in Tuesday's edition about the death of Troy Kahklen incorrectly described the kidney transplant surgeries aimed at saving Kahklen's life. The technique used was unusual, but not experimental. The article also misidentified...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022708/loc_251622928.shtml
Emergency halibut bycatch cut sought

...5-5 tie.Ed Dersham of Anchorage, the recreational fishing representative on the council, was absent following kidney transplant surgery and had no alternate to fill his position, as alternates are only provided for state and federal seats...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-26/emergency-halibut-bycatch-cut-sought
Outdoors
Leo Bernard Kondro

...tularemia, began hemodialysis, then peritoneal dialysis. The latter allowed him to return to Kake. Preparations for a kidney transplant began. Living in an Alaskan village did not allow him to be on the transplant list. Mary Ann's donor kidney in...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170752211
Friends arranging for kidney transplant

Troy Kahklen and friend Ray Vidic don't sit around debating who's the better man between themselves, but when they describe each other to family, friends and even strangers - it's clear they are part of a mutual admiration society.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091706/loc_20060917014.shtml
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The gift of life

...the important issues at Within hours of the paired kidney transplant, his body began to filter blood on its own for the...said Kahklen's surgeon is the Michael Jordan of kidney transplant surgeons. "I continue to be amazed at the quality...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091707/loc_20070917013.shtml
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Masquerade for Marks, transplant fundraiser

...Marks' family and friends have been reaching out to the community in an effort to raise money to help pay for a kidney transplant for Marks, who suffers from diabetes and chronic kidney disease. Members of the community may know Marks best in...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-10-09/masquerade-marks-transplant-fundrai
Neighbors
Experimental treatment may help with cancer research

...The trial drug, called Rapamycin, is an antibiotic and immuno-suppressant that has been used for 10 years on kidney transplant recipients to keep them from rejecting the donated organs. McCormack is involved in a study of how the drug affects...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110302/loc_lungsside.shtml
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