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Tendon Allograft Helps Colorado Woman Get Back Outside  |  06.30.14

For Kate, an energetic Colorado resident, a torn ACL was a devastating injury. She led a very active life and did not want the injury to rob her of her favorite hobbies. Kate tore her ACL 20 years ago and doctors repaired it using an autograft, a tendon from her own body. Unfortunately, she tore it […]

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AlloSource Featured on Colorado Public Radio  |  06.23.14

Colorado Public Radio ran an interivew with Tom Cycyota, AlloSource’s president and CEO, as part of their BetaTest segment, which showcases new technology.  The piece takes a scientific approach, highlighting the ways in which the company honors the gift of donation and helps patients heal through new allograft development.  Check out the story!

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NASCAR Driver and Donor Son Promotes Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation  |  06.13.14

Joey Gase never expected to become an advocate for organ, eye and tissue donation, but the sudden, devastating death of his mother changed Joey’s life and his career. Racing has always been Joey’s passion, and now he uses it as a platform to educate the public about donation. Joey uses his time in the spotlight […]

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Avid Snowboarder Back on the Slopes After Tissue Transplant  |  06.10.14

Snowboarding has been a huge part of John’s life for almost 20 years, so his life changed drastically when an injury forced him off the mountains. On a beautiful powder day in 2013, John fell and dislocated his shoulder and fractured his humeral head. “My injury prevented me from being active and affected every aspect […]

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Tissue Recipient Recovers from Bone Tumor  |  06.06.14

When Cebrina went to see her doctor for ongoing foot pain, she never imagined that her doctor would diagnose her with a rare bone disorder. A bone scan revealed a four-inch tumor in Cebrina’s femur. Her diagnosis was Fibrous Dysplasia, an uncommon bone disease that causes bone pain, deformities and fractures. It can go unnoticed […]

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Tissue Recipient and Fire Chief Shares Recovery Update  |  06.05.14

Visitors to this site may know John’s story, the fire chief who received a bone allograft during spinal surgery. John completed intense physical therapy and personal training so he could get back to fighting fires and enjoying an active lifestyle. No stranger to extreme physical challenges, John completed a rigorous obstacle race last week – […]

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