Cystic fibrosis sufferer given smoker's lungs in transplant died of cancer less than a year after operationJennifer Wederell was given the lungs of a 20-a-day smokerA year after the operation she died of cancer Husband says she would never have agreed to transplant had she known | UPDATED: 11:57 GMT, 17 December 2012 Battle: Jennifer Wederell died at the age of 27 from lung cancer.
Is there anyone out there who will save my life YouTube transplant plea by Holly, 19 Holly has cystic fibrosis and has only 20 per cent lung function It would be amazing if more people signed up even if it's too late for me, says brave teenMarks growing trend of patients making heartfelt appeals for organs online | UPDATED: 10:42 GMT, 19 September 2012 Hoping: Holly Pereira, who desperately needs a lung donor, has made a YouTube plea for more people to sign the national organ donor register When most young people place a video on YouTube, the aim is to share a cherished moment or favourite song.
Teenager who may not live to see her 21st birthday makes YouTube plea to find a life-saving organ donor Holly has cystic fibrosis and has only 20 per cent lung function It would be amazing if more people signed up even if it's too late for me, says brave teenMarks growing trend of patients making heartfelt appeals for organs online | UPDATED: 12:23 GMT, 17 September 2012 A teenager who urgently needs two lungs to survive into her twenties has posted a heart-wrenching plea on YouTube.
Me and my illness: Film shows a child's view of genetic conditions | UPDATED: 22:13 GMT, 15 September 2012 Four children born with serious genetic diseases have stepped in front of the camera to tell other youngsters what it’s like to live with illness.
Could this male pin-up's incredible six-pack really be the key to conquering his cystic fibrosis | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 25 August 2012 Telltale sign: Ben Mudge's long scar on his stomach is the only clue to his condition For ordinary office-bound men, the shots of bare-chested hunks on the front of the bestselling Men’s Health magazine can seem faintly ridiculous.
Cystic fibrosis forces toddler twins apart – in case they pass life-threatening infections to each other, reveals mother Parents did not realise they were carriers of the lung condition | UPDATED: 16:21 GMT, 5 April 2012 Toddler twins Isobel and Alexander love to spend time together – but they must often stay apart in case they give each other life-threatening infections.