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JAMA: "Risk factors for Melanoma in renal transplant recipients"

03:14 EDT 7 Aug 2017 | American Society of Nephrology

An original investigation published online by JAMA Dermatology on July 26, 2017 found that "renal transplant recipients had greater risk of developing melanoma compared with their non-renal transplant counterparts. Risk factors for developing melanoma included older, age, male sex, recipient white race, living donors, sirolimus therapy, and cyclosporine therapy". Of 105,174 patients (64,151 or 60.7% male, mean age 49.5, standard deviation 15.3 years) "who received ...

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