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Surviving: Transplants and Marathons

Running a marathon is a major accomplishment achieved by only a small percentage of the world’s population. Getting an organ transplant is also a major feat that an even smaller number realize. On today’s episode, meet the incredible group of people who have accomplished BOTH of these achievements, and have done both with grace and strength. Click here to listen to them tell their stories and meet the innovative team of physicians from UW Medicine who helped them reach their goals. (more…)

Fighting Pancreatic Cancer: One Family’s Journey

It is estimated that 40,560 people will die from Pancreatic Cancer this year. Thanks to the tireless work of UW Medicine’s Dr. Terri Brentnall, that number will not include an extended family she’s been studying over the last 20 years. This week on the show meet Dr. Brentnall and find out how she was able to break this family’s curse and how that work will affect outcomes for generations plagued with this disease.

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