Corporal Matthew Millington, 31, died at his home in 2008, less than a year after receiving a transplant that was supposed to save his life at Papworth Hospital -- the UK's largest specialist cardiothoracic hospital, in Cambridgeshire, east England," the article stated. After the transplant cancerous cells were found leading to the need for radiation therapy.
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This sad article points to the tragedy of receiving less than healthy lungs. It also asks the question should smokers' lungs be used in cases of transplant?