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Will sell organs for cash

Selling human organs is illegal, but would money be an incentive to get donors?


Last year, 285 Canadians died while waiting for an organ transplant. At last count, another 4,660 are staring at the same fate, desperate for a donor to save their lives. Yet despite so many public awareness campaigns (and the odd tweet from celebrities like Justin Bieber) donation rates in Canada are essentially the same today as they were in 2006: dismal.

A new study out of Alberta is asking the inevitable—but controversial—question: is it time to start paying people for their lungs, kidneys and hearts?

It is illegal, of course, to buy and sell organs or human tissue. But if the latest research is any indication, Canadians are willing to at least explore the idea of financial incentives—whether it be cash, tax breaks, or reimbursed funeral expenses. “It’s a difficult subject to broach, but I think we could get over that,” Dr. Braden Manns, the study’s co-author, told one newspaper reporter. “With the current system, where we ask people to come forward out of the goodness of their heart, we are clearly not getting enough organs.”

The researchers surveyed 2,004 Canadians, 339 health professionals, and 269 people affected by kidney disease. Members of the public were most open to the payout plan, with 70 per cent supporting the concept for deceased donors and 45 per cent saying it’s acceptable for living donors. (Health care workers were least receptive to the idea, at just 14 per cent.)

How exactly would it work? What would be the going rate for a healthy lung? Would such a program mostly attract the unsavoury and the desperate, such as drug addicts? Those questions are for another study. But Mann is certain about one thing. “We’re not talking about buying and selling organs in a hotel room in a shady area of Calgary,” he said. “What we’re talking about is a third-party regulator that would offer compensation.”

And if that regulated market ever becomes a reality, it could prove to be a literal life saver.


Will sell organs for cash

  1. As someone who is waiting for a kidney myself for almost 4 years now, I would gladly pay whatever it took to get off dialysis and start to live a normal life again!

    • I can sell my kidney for 150000$.My blood type is AB.I’m living Vancouver

      • To donate your organs for a good compensation, kindly write to
        jigsy.transplant@qq.com for Terms and Conditions
        Dr. Ruben A.

    • How much do you want to pay ?

  2. In the US we have a euphemism for organ sales! Organ Procurement Fees is how those sales are referred to in our so-called non-profit world here. As a kidney recipient myself I knwo the anguish of the long wait. I found my altruistice, non-related, living donor on the Internet. After 7 months of testing the date for the surgery was set. Transplant center staff knew the source of my donor. As we waited at our respective OR doors on gurneys the transplant was suddenly stopped. Only through local, national, and international media attention did I get that life saving kidney.
    Those of us who get those precious organs are so grateful. However, I wanted to see more people join me in that renewed life. The organ procurement fees in the US are outrageous. I don’t begrudge anyone an honest living. But! A non-profit organ procurement organization manager being paid $800,000.00 annually plus bonuses. The largest such agency in the US takes in more than $150 million annually in revenues from ‘donated’ organs. These agencies here have created the bottle neck for organ transplants.
    Read my friend Dr. Sally Satel’s thoughts on a regulated market for organs as well as that of Dr. David Henderson, a fellow Canadian. He writes brilliantly on Kidneys Family and the Economy. Long waits for organ transplants would dry up within 3 years. In Canada then the wait might be for operating room times being available!

    • Hello I am calgary ab I willing to sell liver .kidney lung for 50.000 can u email jeffdhall11@gmail.com I am 35 years old and don’t smoke

      • I want to sell my kidney urgent
        A positive blood
        my content number 0092 3228011210
        email Sameer.jani89@yahoo.com

  3. I’m willing to sell ,liver, kidney , lung or even my heart if the price is right , as long as it will financially keep my family . My liver , kidney or lung are available for anyone willing to pay a reasonable price . If you are interested please send mail to jcwan1@hotmail.co.uk

  4. Hi Im selling my kidney organ to anyone who needed it, just leave a message piedra64@yahoo.com.Im Randy a 34 years old leave in the Phils. Im non alcoholic,non smoker active in sports and dedicated to work.Please message me if anyone is interested with a reasonable price thanks..

  5. Hello

    I am 20 year. Strong, healthy, athletic guy.

    And I could sell my organs (Lung, Kidney, Hearth)

    I have photos of me.

    I 100% healthy person.

    If intrested write me in e-mail. And we will talk more privatly about that. Contact me as fast as it possible

    My contact phone +37062981141


  6. I’m selling all my organs ,liver, kidneys , lungs, pancreas and my heart if the price is right.

    I’m 49yo wealthy Caucasian, blood type O+.
    If you are interested please send mail to diegol63@yahoo.it

    • Are you people seriously trying to sell you heart???? some of you are 20 years old, and totally healthy you say, but then you’re going to sell your heart for some money. and die….. and not get to spend the money anyways….this entire thread is a perfect example of the above article, you people hear a soft sound that they may start paying people for organs.. through a 3rd party system with compensation, not just straight up sell your organs, much less on a response thread. I mean come on people, you don’t wanna donate it for free, then you don’t really wanna donate it at all, your just being persuaded into wanting too, to with a cash dollar amount. Talk about shallow. Save your organs for your family, your sister, uncle, or YOUR CHILD!!! You might feel pretty stupid when you sell off all your organs and a family member 5-10 years down the road needs it, but you SOLD it to some rich stranger, you’ve never even met, nor are related to!

  7. Hello all,

    I’m a non alcoholic and non smoker. walks a lot. i have all my organs available to sell. mail me for further details. organ.foru@yahoo.com.

  8. Unbelievable! You arrogant rich bastards looking for organs… Do you think you deserve it? Asking poor people to offer you another chance in life? You destroyed your health yourself and just because you were lucky or corrupt enough to be rich, you deserve a poor person’s organ? You should all die and go to hell as soon as possible. You make me sick, human trash.

  9. if some body wants to by a kidney im willing to sell….$80,000

    to contact me call me +679 9319040 or email me ronish11@yahoo.com

    • I want to sell my kidney urgent
      A positive blood
      my content number 0092 3228011210
      email Sameer.jani89@yahoo.com

  10. Hi im 25 years old , i can sell all my organs and blood . organs.sell@onet.pl

  11. Hi am 27 female Healthy… Open 4 all Negotiation… Contact me if u r in need of an Organ… tnx

    • To donate your organs for a good compensation, kindly write to
      jigsy.transplant@qq.com for Terms and Conditions
      Dr. Ruben A.

  12. I’m selling my organ ( kidney, lung,…) any price I’m I hamilton Ontario Canada my number 2897755699 my email got hack only contract by phone

  13. contact me if u want to buy kidney fandss33@yahoo.com

  14. hello, let me know if interested, email me at kidney4donate@gmail.com, been living very healthy life, no alcohol, smoking whatsoever.. from Vancouver, I’d love to donate it for a small gift just to help you.. thnx

  15. i want to sale one of my kidney contact me .

  16. Hello! Will sell myself! Strong 100% healthy man. blood type 3+

    type me on mail.


  17. I am 22 years old and living in surrey BC
    I want to sell my kidney for some cash that I really need
    Pls email me at arshik378@gmail.com

  18. Hello I am from Mauritius. Muslim and never smokes or takes alcohol. Healthy woman. I am 42 years old. I want to sell one of my kidneys and/or my eggs so that I can meet my financial expenses right through my life and that of my family. I am already a mother. So no problem. Contact me here.

  19. I want to sell my kidney urgent
    A positive blood
    my content number 0092 3228011210
    email Sameer.jani89@yahoo.com

  20. I just want to update you Dr. Max that help me to locate a real kidney buyer although it was not really easy to go through it but thanks be to you Dr. Max now me and my family are happy again as i have be able to pay up my bills and also i have enough to live with me and my family if anyone is in need of help in donating his/her own kidney i will need you to contact Safe Med Trip specialist on this email: indiasafemedtrip1@yahoo.com they are the best specialist for any operation.

  21. Hello i am 19 years old and willing to sell one of my kidneys for the right price. Email me at cham.killaz@hotmail.com if you are interested!

  22. Hello I am a 19 year old healthy male I am willing to sell my kidney for the right price. If you are interested please email me at cham.killa@hotmail.com!

    • Btw I live in Toronto, Canada if anyone is interested in buying my kisney email me at cham.killa@hotmail.com

  23. This is a serious and truthful request to sell my lung, kidney, spleen or a peace of liver.

    I need 250.000 EURO, no dollars no other curency. I wish to be paid Half Before into My Account, 30k Cash when we are in the Hospital, and the rest before start the operation into my Account. Anyway i will come with someone to assist me.

    I am a Fitness Instructor Into the Best Health Possible !!!

    I am willing to travel to a responsible country ONLY EUROPE. I do not trust any other Hospital.

    I smoke occasionaly, do not drink, do not take drugs, I excercise and am healthy. I am 31 years from Romania. I am a Fitness Instructor, trustworthy, personally responsible.

    I expect cash deposit into my account prior to the surgery, travel to and from a reputable hospital ONLY IN EUROPE the EU Hospitals, board certified surgeon to sign for his work, paid expertise for recovery, and life insurance paid prior to anything going wrong.

    Only serious responsible buyers should contact me!

    My emal is: tres_puntos.aron@yahoo.com

    You need to cover flights and medical expenses etc.

  24. I want to sell one of my kidney kindly contact me my blood group is O + ve and weight is 71 kg and 32 years old email victorsk66@gmail.com

  25. I want to update you all on the good news that has just happen in my life, i never believe that i will ever been happy again, because i own my bank a lot of money that i use in building my house here in India i tried many online loan lender’s but non work out for me then i have to sell off one of my kidney and A friend of my directed me to Dr. Max an agent who help me to sell my kidney and the operation was successful and now i and my family are happy again as i have been able to pay back all my bills that i own If any is in need of help you can contact him on his email: indiasafemedtrip1@yahoo.com

  26. I would sell any organ I don’t need while alive or dead. I would really like to see a program that would allow me to sell organs like a Kidney , Liver segment,• a Lung lobe, portion of my Intestine and a portion of my pancreas.I would not be willing to do these surgery’s without compensation unless it was for my immediate family.I think compensating for live transplants could save many people and in the end save on medical care costs for these sick people while they wait on a dismal list and for some one to die.

  27. Hello , I am a woman of 30 years of Bulgaria and want to sell a kidney or part of their liver . Interested in what conditions , and for the price we will agree . The reasons for this have been told that I can not secured with a normal life of my family , and so will help your family and anyone who needs a kidney or liver. If you are interested you can contact me via email juliyana.moskova@gmail.com

  28. Hello
    I am 39 years old form indonesia . healthy man.My blood type is O. I want donate my organs with compensation , if you seriously want to receive organs donation form me. Contact me here ericwijaya3399@yahoo.co.id

  29. Canadian and American hospitals sell babies foreskins legally so why would it be illegal to sell other organs?

  30. WE ARE URGENTLY IN NEED OF KIDNEY DONORS FOR THE SUM OF $350,000.00 USD. CONTACT US NOW ON (droshodin2@gmail.com) (+18583714348) (+918904218231)

  31. A kidney is bought for a maximum amount of $150,000.00US Dollars.The National foundation is currently buying
    If you are interested in selling or buying kidney’s please don’t hesitate to
    contact us via Email : specialistmedicalcentreint@gmail.com
    Need Geniune Donors

    Waiting for your responds….

    Best Regards….
    Dr Harry Moore
    Telephone no: +2347063370312

  32. Why selling your kidney that means so much to your life, when there is an opportunity for you to get a loan to solve all your financial problem. My name is Larry Maxwell, i am a private money lender, we give out loans at an affordable interest rate of 2% only. We give both personal or home loan, contact us today via email: powerfinancecoopearation@gmail.com to apply.

  33. Kidney donor needed urgently, My client is urgently in need of a kidney transplant, If interested please contact here on my whatapp number for appointment Or email me if you can:
    Whatsapp: +447512104841
    Email: drkennethjerome023@gmail.com
    Price Tag is £520,000.00 GBP.