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Who is not a candidate for a kidney transplant?

Diseases such as cancer make a patient ineligible for kidney transplant. In this video, Ronald Martin, RN, with the transplant services team at Riverside Community Hospital, describes why an active cancer threatens a kidney transplant patient.

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