Excess risk of cancer in renal transplant patients.

  title={Excess risk of cancer in renal transplant patients.},
  author={Mich{\`e}le Kessler and Nicolas De Jay and Rachel Molle and Francis Guillemin},
  journal={Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation},
  volume={19 11},
Cancer data were reviewed in 488 patients who underwent renal transplantation and received cyclosporine at our centre from January 1985 to December 1995. Incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) was standardized on the age and sex distribution of the French population. For cancer other than NMSC, we calculated the ratio of observed to expected numbers of cancer cases in the RT population, based on age- and sex-specific incidence for cancer in France. Standardized incidence ratios (SIR) were… CONTINUE READING
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