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How can I reduce my waiting time for a kidney transplant?

You can reduce your waiting time for a kidney transplant by having your name placed on waiting lists at more than one transplant center. Multiple listings can increase your chance of being transplanted sooner. Once you are listed at each center, your waiting time begins. One center may have more “waiting time” than the other. If you want to switch the longer time to another center, you must request to do so and get approval from the center(s) involved.

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