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Organ donor's undetected breast cancer cells transmitted to 4 transplant recipients

10:25 EDT 15 Sep 2018 | Cardiovascular Business

Thumbnail A 53-year-old donated her kidneys, lungs, heart and liver to patients after dying from a stroke in 2007. What healthcare providers did not know, however, was that she had undetected breast cancer cells in her body at the time.

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