One of my favorites by all means. She had stated in interviews that he was taking a drug named interferon in May 2008 to fight the hepatitis C virus and that both of her kidneys were failing, recently she had been on dialysis. The big issue was to cure the Hepatitis C infection so the kidney transplant will be a success. BD
May 21, 2009 -- Singer Natalie Cole is "resting comfortably" at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after undergoing a kidney transplant operation on May 18, according to Cole's web site.
Cole may be able to leave the hospital as early as next week, her spokeswoman tells WebMD.
Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by infection with a virus. It damages the liver, which may lead to a need for liver transplant.