Blood tests could replace biopsies by 2016
After Vancouver's Gordon Allan survived both a heart transplant and a kidney transplant, the last thing he wanted to do was to endure more medical procedures. But to ensure his new organs weren't being rejected, he had to undergo a dozen heart biopsies within the first year - interventional procedures where tissue is removed from organs to test for immune rejection. Read full story here.
Providence Health Care President and CEO Dianne Doyle