Post-Transplant Skin Cancer: The Influence of Organ and Pre-Transplant Disease

  • Sylvie Euvrard
  • Alain Claudy
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 146)

Post-transplant skin malignancies have been extensively studied [1–6], but the role of the transplanted organ in the occurrence of tumours is still discussed. This chapter reviews the epidemiological, clinical, and therapeutic aspects of skin cancers in populations of kidney (KTR), heart (HTR), and liver transplant recipients (LTR). Furthermore, some data on the impact of the pre-existing disease leading to organ failure are now available [7–10], and we consider here whether certain disorders warrant more intensive dermatological surveillance.


Transplant Recipient Skin Cancer Basal Cell Carcinoma Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Renal Transplant Recipient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sylvie Euvrard
    • 1
  • Alain Claudy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyHôpital Edouard Herriot69437 LyonFrance

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