Why statin therapy may increase the risk for posttransplantation squamous cell carcinoma.

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We suggest that surveillance for squamous cell cancer might be particularly useful for transplant patients receiving statin therapy. We recommend that development of non melanoma skin cancer should be specified as a secondary endpoint in future large endpoint statin trials, and suggest that in transplant patients the adverse effects of statin drugs may… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.trim.2010.06.001

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