Melanoma

Melanoma Risk Higher in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Melanoma Risk Higher in Kidney Transplant Recipients

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Risk factors include older age, white race, and receiving a kidney from a living donor.

PDE5 Inhibitor Use Doesn't Cause Melanoma

PDE5 Inhibitor Use Doesn't Cause Melanoma

While users had an overall 11% increased risk of melanoma, there wasn't evidence that the drugs cause melanoma.

Uptick in Melanoma Risk With PDE5 Inhibitors

Uptick in Melanoma Risk With PDE5 Inhibitors

Researchers say skin cancer in these patients is likely due to more sun exposure.

Researchers Calculate Inherited Cancer Risk from Genes

Researchers Calculate Inherited Cancer Risk from Genes

Estimated 33% of overall risk is genetic; certain types of cancer have additional risk.

ESRD and Treatments May Raise Cancer Risk

ESRD and Treatments May Raise Cancer Risk

Dialysis, organ transplant may increase odds for certain types of cancer.

Taller Individuals Appear More Likely to Develop Cancer

Taller Individuals Appear More Likely to Develop Cancer

Mortality association remains unclear.

Greater Melanoma Risks Found Among Transplant Recipients

Greater Melanoma Risks Found Among Transplant Recipients

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They have double the risk of invasive melanoma and triple the risk of dying from it.

Citrus May Increase Melanoma Risk

Citrus May Increase Melanoma Risk

Researchers suspect compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study is needed.

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