The haptoglobin phenotype influences the risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in kidney transplant patients.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the most frequent skin cancer after organ transplantation. Currently, the pre-identification of transplant patients at increased risk for non-melanoma skin cancer remains difficult. OBJECTIVE To investigate the Hp polymorphism as a marker for the identification of a subset of patients with an increased… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2011.04112.x

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