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In a groundbreaking operation in April 2013, a 2 ½-year-old girl received a functioning trachea (windpipe) after breathing through a plastic tube in her neck since she was born.

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How far along are we? Can we grow our own organ?

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On March 14, 2011, the provincial and territorial health ministries announced the creation of Canada’s first national and publically funded umbilical cord blood bank. 

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