Transitional Cell Carcinoma in Renal Transplant Recipients

  title={Transitional Cell Carcinoma in Renal Transplant Recipients},
  author={Yu-Lin Kao and Yen-chuan Ou and Chi-rei Yang and Hao-chung Ho and C K Su and K Shan Shan Shu},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
Renal transplantation (RTx) recipients have a high incidence of cancer, including transitional cell carcinoma (TCC). Posttransplantation urologic malignancies still present a challenge for transplant surgeons. Using the Dialysis and Transplant Registry of Taichung Veterans General Hospital, a total of 55 cancers were diagnosed in 52 RTx recipients between May 1983 and September 2001. Of these, 24 RTx recipients developing TCC were identified and presented the distinctly high percentage (43.6… CONTINUE READING