Comparison of the incidence of de novo solid malignancies after heart transplantation to that in the general population.

@article{Kellerman2009ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the incidence of de novo solid malignancies after heart transplantation to that in the general population.},
  author={Lisa Kellerman and Alfred I. Neugut and Benita M Burke and Donna Mancini},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={103 4},
  pages={562-6}
}
An increased incidence of lymphomas and skin cancers has been shown in heart transplant recipients compared with the general population. However, the incidence of de novo solid tumors in heart transplant recipients has not been compared with the general population. Accordingly, 851 consecutive adult heart transplant recipients at a single large center were followed up from January 1, 1994, to May 31, 2007, to determine the incidence and type of de novo solid-tumor malignancies. The observed… CONTINUE READING

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