Suit Claims Man Received Cancerous Lungs

Apr 08, 2008 By MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press Writer

(AP) -- A man received a smoker's cancerous lungs in a transplant at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and died six months later, according to a lawsuit against the hospital and several doctors.



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