Thursday, June 25, 2009

One Liver, No Waiting

Did Steve Jobs cut the line to get his new liver?

The Apple CEO went to Tennessee recently for a liver transplant, which may be related to the rare form of pancreatic cancer he was diagnosed with five years ago. But with 16,000 people on the national liver waiting list, did he pull some strings or game the system to get a life-saving organ transplant?

On issues like this, I often call on Dr. Art Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics. Here's what he told me on KIRO/Seattle...

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