Prostate cancer: Overdiagnosis in solid organ transplant recipients
from Cancer Therapy Advisor
Solid organ transplant recipients can have between a two to three times higher risk of developing certain cancers including non-Hodgkin lymphoma, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, and kidney cancer. This has led many physicians to alter their cancer screening protocols in SOTRs, including in prostate cancer, even though the data in this unique patient population are not as clear as they are in other malignancies.
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