Organ transplant recipients risk multiple skin cancers: study
Recipients of organ transplants face an increased risk for developing multiple skin cancers, a US study shows.
The findings highlight “the importance of diligent dermatology follow-up," the researchers write in JAMA Dermatology.
The team carried out a retrospective cohort study using two large US health record databases.
Among nearly 7400 organ transplant recipients (OTRs) in the Optum database and some 134,000 in