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Would you donate your body for medical research?

Response Percent Votes
Yes.
 
43% 348
No.
 
38% 309
Not sure.
 
13% 107
I’ve already signed up.
 
4% 39
Total 803

Comments

Pete_Schweti 4 years, 1 month ago

It looks nice on paper, but when you've seen hospital constantly calling and harassing a new widow with questions and requests mere moments after her husband's death, it kind of gives you a new perspective on the whole thing.

grammaddy 4 years, 1 month ago

Yes definitely. I've already signed up with KU Med to donate my body when I die. I don't have life insurance so I'm determined not to leave the kids a big funeral bill.

OldEnuf2BYurDad 4 years, 1 month ago

"Frankenstein me". Gotta work that phrase into conversation sometime this week.

Kyle Neuer 4 years, 1 month ago

Once I'm done with it, they can use whatever they want. The transplant team gets first crack, then use whatever's left for research.

RoeDapple 4 years, 1 month ago

They would probably say 'No, thank you'. Maybe Hill's Pet Foods.

justsomewench 4 years, 1 month ago

Absolutely. If they can rummage around and find something that still works, have at it.

ivalueamerica 4 years, 1 month ago

I have chosen instead to donate all my organs for transplant, but both my grandparents donated their bodies to medical research. I respected them for that.

ivalueamerica 4 years, 1 month ago

I have chosen instead to donate all my organs for transplant, but both my grandparents donated their bodies to medical research. I respected them for that.

pace 4 years, 1 month ago

I have chosen to donate any organs anyone can use. Both my parents donated their bodies to KU med. and as I grow more worn out will consider donating my body to KU med. I hope people keep their hearts open to donating organs. If you do it now then your family doesn't have to decide when something happens. You might do a living will at the same time, indicating your feelings about treatment, Spares your family hard decisions at a hard time. I have an aunt who lost her son and had to decide right away. She said it helped her later to think by that decision she possibly spared another family the heart ache from loss. She is a wonderful person and her son was a great guy.

davidsmom 4 years, 1 month ago

We are already registered in KU's Willed Body Program.

independant1 4 years, 1 month ago

nope, remember the cadaver hat/raincoat/sunglasses in lawn chair at potter lake one year?

OldEnuf2BYurDad 4 years, 1 month ago

I remember hearing about that. Was that really a true story?

bigdave 4 years, 1 month ago

Not just no but hell NO! You should see the games they play with the cadavers at Cloud County Community College it's sick!!!

nobody1793 4 years, 1 month ago

Nope. I'm such a freaking bitchin' anomaly of awesomeness that any research done on me would just skew their results.

Roll tide.

riverdrifter 4 years, 1 month ago

I'll donate my liver. They could use it to run the microwave oven in their break room.

georgeofwesternkansas 4 years, 1 month ago

You would not do this if have ever witnessed what they do to you.

georgeofwesternkansas 4 years, 1 month ago

You would not do this if have ever witnessed what they do to you.

IndusRiver 4 years, 1 month ago

Nah, just nestle it 'neath some dirt.

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