Organ Donation Myth 3: Only healthy people can donate organs.

Myth: Only healthy people can donate organs.

Fact: Your health should not prevent you from becoming an organ donor. Some conditions such as an actively spreading cancer or infection or heart disease, may prevent you from becoming a donor. But you can still sign up as an organ donor regardless of any preexisting or past medical conditions.

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