Accrual of non-melanoma skin cancer in renal-transplant recipients: experience of a Victorian tertiary referral institution.

@article{Ng2014AccrualON,
  title={Accrual of non-melanoma skin cancer in renal-transplant recipients: experience of a Victorian tertiary referral institution.},
  author={Jonathan C H Ng and Simon Cumming and Vivian H. Leung and Alvin Heong Chong},
  journal={The Australasian journal of dermatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={43-8}
}
BACKGROUND Cutaneous carcinogenesis is increased in immunosuppressed organ transplant recipients (OTR). Tumour accrual is a useful measure for the rate of cutaneous carcinogenesis. There are few studies in tumour accrual rates in OTR in Australia. METHODS This was a prospective study of renal transplant recipients in a single tertiary referral centre over 5 years (60 months). Outcome measures included tumour accrual, and numbers of skin cancers according to clinical risk factors (age, sex… CONTINUE READING