Malignancy After Heart Transplantation: Incidence, Prognosis and Risk Factors (pages 1031–1039)
M. G. Crespo-Leiro, L. Alonso-Pulpón, J. A. Vázquez de Prada, L. Almenar, J. M. Arizón, V. Brossa, J. F. Delgado, J. Fernandez-Yañez, N. Manito, G. Rábago, E. Lage, E. Roig, B. Diaz-Molina, D. Pascual and J. Muñiz
Article first published online: 14 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2008.02196.x
Analysis of follow-up data for 3393 Spanish heart transplant patients shows skin cancer to have a more favorable prognosis than other tumors, and suggests that prophylactic acyclovir counteracts the risk of neoplasia associated with certain induction treatments.