Kidney transplant patients with PKD may have a reduced risk of cancer compared to patients without PKD
from Nephrology News & Issues
Patients with polycystic kidney disease may have a reduced risk of cancer compared with patients with other kidney diseases, according to a study appearing in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. James B. Wetmore, MD, MS, from the University of Kansas Medical Center, and his colleagues conducted the first study to examine cancer risk in kidney transplant recipients with PKD and to compare their risk to that of other kidney transplant recipients.
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