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Livers Donated after Cardiac Death are Safe to Use in Liver Cancer Patients on a Transplant List

Patients with liver cancer can be cured with a liver transplant. But because of the shortage of donated organs, these patients often die waiting for a liver. That's because most transplant centers predominantly use livers from donors who die from brain death.
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