October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Often, donated skin and tissue is used for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy, and we are taking this opportunity to spread the word about Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day on Wednesday, October 17. U.S. breast cancer statistics show that roughly one in eight women in our nation will develop breast cancer during […]Read More »
LifeCenter Northwest is committed to saving more lives and providing hope to those on the transplant waiting list. We are dedicated to helping more families find meaning in their time of great loss. We are actively strengthening our existing partnerships and forging new ones. We are inspired by our donors and their families who said yes to saving lives through organ and tissue donation. Learn more about organ and tissue donation.
This fall, LifeCenter Northwest proudly hosted a surgeon education workshop along with our tissue processing partner, CryoLife. The seminar included 12 cardiac surgeons from around the nation. CryoLife is “a global provider of life restoring technologies” that works to restore both the health and quality of life of patients through a wide range of innovative […]Read More »
In an effort to celebrate the successes and highlight the unique obstacles of our donation partners, we interviewed leaders from around our region to ask why donation is important to them and what they enjoy most about living and working where they do. We are proud to feature Jennifer James, Manager Chaplain Services, Kootenai Health, […]Read More »