Skin Cancer

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.

Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Risk Up in Organ Transplant Recipients

Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Risk Up in Organ Transplant Recipients

All recipients should have full-body skin evaluations after transplant surgery, regardless of ethnicity.

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.

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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