Prospective registry-based observational cohort study of the long-term risk of malignancies in renal transplant patients treated with mycophenolate mofetil.

@article{Robson2005ProspectiveRO,
  title={Prospective registry-based observational cohort study of the long-term risk of malignancies in renal transplant patients treated with mycophenolate mofetil.},
  author={Richard A. Robson and J. Michael Cecka and Gerhard Opelz and Michael Budde and Steven S. Sacks},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2005},
  volume={5 12},
  pages={2954-60}
}
This large prospectively conducted observational cohort study examined the risk of lymphoma and other malignancies with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in de novo renal transplant recipients. A total of 6751 patients receiving MMF, and an equal number of matched controls receiving non-MMF-based immunosuppression, were identified from two large registries (Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS) and Collaborative Transplant Study (CTS)) and followed… CONTINUE READING

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