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1st US penis transplant could bring hope to maimed soldiers

 


BOSTON — A 64-year-old cancer patient has received the nation's first penis transplant, a groundbreaking operation that may also help accident victims and some of the many U.S. veterans maimed by roadside bombs.

In a case that represents the latest frontier in the growing field of reconstructive transplants, Thomas Manning of Halifax, Massachusetts, is faring well after the 15-hour operation last week, Massachusetts General Hospital said Monday.

http://www.startribune.com/cancer-patient-receives-first-penis-transplant-in-us/379621051/

 

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