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Skin cancers in renal-transplant recipients occur more frequently than previously recognized in a temperate climate.

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BACKGROUND: Renal-transplant recipients are at increased risk of developing skin cancers, especially squamous cell carcinoma. We have carried out a comprehensive epidemiologic review of skin cancers occurring in a population receiving transplants in Oxford over a 21-year period, where nearly all patients have remained under the care of the Oxford Transplant Centre. METHODS: Between 1975 and 1996, 1,360 renal transplants were performed in 1,115 patients. Skin cancer data were reviewed in 979 p...

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Journal:
Transplantation More from this journal
Volume:
77
Issue:
4
Pages:
574-579
Publication date:
2004-02-01
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EISSN:
1534-6080
ISSN:
0041-1337
Language:
English
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19179
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2012-12-19

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