Can cancer patients donate organs?

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asked Oct 7, 2017 in Diseases Conditions by nitricsmuth (430 points)
Can cancer patients donate organs?

I don't have cancer and I really hope I never get it but I was just curious if someone has cancer can the cancer patient donate organs upon their death?

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answered Oct 8, 2017 by obtainablesailor (800 points)
Cancer patients can be organ donors but only certain parts of the body may be donated due the cancer.

As long as the cancer hasn't affected some organs then the cancer patient can donate those organs that aren't affected by cancer.

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