Skin cancer in organ transplant recipients: Epidemiology, pathogenesis, and management.

@article{Berg2002SkinCI,
  title={Skin cancer in organ transplant recipients: Epidemiology, pathogenesis, and management.},
  author={Daniel Berg and Clark C. Otley},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={1-17; quiz 18-20}
}
In the United States more than 100,000 people are living with solid organ transplants. The intense immunosuppressive regimens necessary for prolonged survival of allografts significantly increase the rates of both internal and cutaneous malignancies in recipients of solid organ transplants. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in patients after transplantation. Because of the early onset and high tumor burden in transplant recipients, dermatologists have significant challenges in managing the… CONTINUE READING

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The intense immunosuppressive regimens necessary for prolonged survival of allografts significantly increase the rates of both internal and cutaneous malignancies in recipients of solid organ transplants .
The intense immunosuppressive regimens necessary for prolonged survival of allografts significantly increase the rates of both internal and cutaneous malignancies in recipients of solid organ transplants .
The intense immunosuppressive regimens necessary for prolonged survival of allografts significantly increase the rates of both internal and cutaneous malignancies in recipients of solid organ transplants .
The intense immunosuppressive regimens necessary for prolonged survival of allografts significantly increase the rates of both internal and cutaneous malignancies in recipients of solid organ transplants .
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