Organ transplantation related cancer

@inproceedings{Desai2016OrganTR,
  title={Organ transplantation related cancer},
  author={Rajeev R Desai},
  year={2016}
}
Cancer is an important cause of mortality among the recipients of organ transplantation. Cancer transmitted from the donors has poor outcome and the fear of such transmission results in non-acceptance of certain organs. Study of the recipients in the UK over 10 years identified 15 cases of transmitted cancers. The rate of cancer transmission was 0.05%.The risk of cancer transmission was 9 times higher from donors older than 45 years. A comparison of the organ donor data with the guidelines… CONTINUE READING

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