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Can anyone with any kind of cancer be a lung donor?

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Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant

In brief: Unlikely

Sometime people with certain types of brain tumors can be organ donors but most donors with cancer are excluded.

In brief: Unlikely

Sometime people with certain types of brain tumors can be organ donors but most donors with cancer are excluded.
Dr. Ralph Layman
Dr. Ralph Layman
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In brief: Yes

Donors with localized and excised non melanoma skin cancers, or very superficial bladder tumors have a very low risk of transferring cancer to the recipient.

In brief: Yes

Donors with localized and excised non melanoma skin cancers, or very superficial bladder tumors have a very low risk of transferring cancer to the recipient.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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