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Transplants

Champaign

Leukemia/Lymphoma/Myeloma/Transplant Support Group (2007 F,L)
This group provides support and education to patients, family members, and friends. Meetings are scheduled based on the needs of the group members. Call for meeting time and location.
Call: Mica Witt (217) 586-1667 or (217) 898-1018; or Dan Culkin (217) 893-0362
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Second Chance Transplant and Dialysis Support Group (1995 A,P/L)
This support group is for people who have had or are considering any kind of organ transplant. Meets 1st Tues., 6:00 p.m. at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Auditorium A, B, or C, 1400 W. Park St., Urbana.
Call: Frank Veach- (217) 530-2390 or Alissia Young- (217) 328-4100
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Sangamon

Dialysis and Transplant Support Group- Seven County Kidney Fund (1978 F,P/L
This support group for dialysis and transplant patients focuses on helping patients adapt and cope with the changes and impacts of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). These meetings are an opportunity to get to know and share with others facing similar life experiences. The group is open to patients with ESRD and their families. Meets monthly on Tuesdays, 2:00 p.m. Please contact Charlene Vollmer for more information on meeting dates/times/locations. In addition, the Seven County Kidney Fund is a non-profit established to assist local dialysis and transplant patients with costs of transportation, medication and other related expenses. Even though the organization is registered as a seven-county service area, patients from at least 25 counties in central, east-central and southern Illinois have received financial aid from the Fund. Please contact Charlene Vollmer for additional information.
Call: Charlene Vollmer (217) 891-2981 Roy Maxfield (217) 498-9987
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