Cancer as a late-onset complication of kidney transplantation.

@article{Birkeland1977CancerAA,
  title={Cancer as a late-onset complication of kidney transplantation.},
  author={Sven Arvid Birkeland and Ejvind Kemp and Mogens Hauge},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology. Supplementum},
  year={1977},
  volume={42},
  pages={179-83}
}
A Scandinavian material of 2,683 transplanted patients, 59 of whom were diagnosed to have tumours, was analysed and the following found: 1) a greatly increased incidence of mesenchymal tumours (especially reticulosarcomata), 2) a greatly increased occurrence of "chronic pyelonephritis" (as a primary disease) among tumour patients, and 3) a correlation… CONTINUE READING