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Clarke CA, Robbins HA, Tatalovich Z, Lynch CF, Pawlish KS, Finch JL, et al. Risk of merkel cell carcinoma after solid organ transplantation. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015 Feb;107(2). 

Brewer JD, Shanafelt TD, Khezri F, Sosa Seda IM, Zubair AS, Baum CL, et al. Increased incidence and recurrence rates of nonmelanoma skin cancer in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma: A Rochester Epidemiology Project population-based study in Minnesota. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Dec 2.

Rashtak S, Dierkhising RA, Kremers WK, Peters SG, Cassivi SD, Otley CC. Incidence and risk factors for skin cancer following lung transplantation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Nov 1. 

Arron ST, Canavan T, Yu SS. Organ transplant recipients with Merkel cell carcinoma have reduced progression-free, overall, and disease-specific survival independent of stage at presentation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Jun 30

Schmults CD, Karia PS, Carter JB, Han J, Qureshi AA. Factors predictive of recurrence and death from cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: a 10-year, single-institution cohort study. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 May 1;149(5):541-7

Karia PS, Han J, Schmults CD. Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: Estimated incidence of disease, nodal metastasis, and deaths from disease in the United States, 2012. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2013 Jan 31.

Silverberg MJ, Leyden W, Warton EM, QUesenberry CP Jr, Engels EA, Asgari MM. HIV Infection Status, Immunodeficiency, and the Incidence of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2013 Jan 4. PubMed PMID: 23291375.

Carter JB, Johnson MM, Chua TL, Karia PS, Schmutls CD. Outcomes of primary cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma with perineural invasion: an 11-year cohort study. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Jan 1;149(1)35-42. dpi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.746. PubMed PMID: 23324754.

Ingvar Å, Ekström Smedby K, Lindelöf B, Fernberg P, Bellocco R, Tufveson G, Höglund P, Adami J. No association between infections, HLA type and other transplant-related factors and risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in solid organ transplant recipients. Acta Derm Venereol. 2012 Nov;92(6):609-14. doi: 10.2340/00015555-1271. PubMed PMID: 22293782.

Gogia R, Binstock M, Hirose R, Boscardin WJ, Chren MM, Arron ST. Fitzpatrick skin phototype is an independent predictor of squamous cell carcinoma risk after solid organ transplantation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Oct 26. doi:pii: S0190-9622(12)01035-3. 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.09.030. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23107311.

Wisgerhof HC, Wolterbeek R, de Fijter JW, Willemze R, Bouwes Bavinck JN. Kidney transplant recipients with cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma have an increased risk of internal malignancy. J Invest Dermatol. 2012 Sep;132(9):2176-83. doi: 10.1038/jid.2012.132. Epub 2012 Apr 26. PubMed PMID: 22534875.

Krynitz B, Edgren G, Lindelöf B, Baecklund E, Brattström C, Wilczek H, Smedby KE. Risk of skin cancer and other malignancies in kidney, liver, heart and lung transplant recipients 1970 to 2008-A Swedish population-based study. Int J Cancer. 2012 Aug 7. doi: 10.1002/ijc.27765. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22886725.

Tessari G, Girolomoni G. Nonmelanoma skin cancer in solid organ transplant recipients: update on epidemiology, risk factors, and management. Dermatol Surg. 2012 Oct;38(10):1622-30. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.2012.02520.x. Epub 2012 Jul 17. PubMed PMID: 22805312. 

Rüegg CP, Graf N, Mühleisen B, Szucs TD, French LE, Surber C, Hofbauer GF. Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin induces considerable sustained cost of care in organ transplant recipients. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Dec;67(6):1242-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.03.033. Epub 2012 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 22695101.

Ch'ng S, Clark JR, Brunner M, Palme CE, Morgan GJ, Veness MJ. Relevance of the primary lesion in the prognosis of metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Head Neck. 2012 Mar 16. doi: 10.1002/hed.22941. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22422542.

Spanogle JP, Kudva YC, Dierkhising RA, Kremers WK, Roenigk RK, Brewer JD, Prieto M, Otley CC. Skin cancer after pancreas transplantation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Oct;67(4):563-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2011.11.939. Epub 2012 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 22341468.

Metchnikoff C, Mully T, Singer JP, Golden JA, Arron ST. The 7th edition AJCC staging system for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma accurately predicts risk of recurrence for heart and lung transplant recipients. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Nov;67(5):829-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.01.010. Epub 2012 Jan 29. PubMed PMID: 22285618; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3345300.

Engels EA, Pfeiffer RM, Fraumeni JF Jr, Kasiske BL, Israni AK, Snyder JJ, Wolfe RA, Goodrich NP, Bayakly AR, Clarke CA, Copeland G, Finch JL, Fleissner ML, Goodman MT, Kahn A, Koch L, Lynch CF, Madeleine MM, Pawlish K, Rao C, Williams MA, Castenson D, Curry M, Parsons R, Fant G, Lin M. Spectrum of cancer risk among US solid organ transplant recipients. JAMA. 2011 Nov 2;306(17):1891-901. doi: 10.1001/jama.2011.1592. PubMed PMID: 22045767; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3310893.

Ponticelli C, Bencini PL. Nonneoplastic mucocutaneous lesions in organtransplant recipients. Transpl Int. 2011 Nov;24(11):1041-50. doi: 10.1111/j.1432-2277.2011.01308.x. Epub 2011 Aug 2. Review. PubMed PMID: 21806688.

Alam M, Brown RN, Silber DH, Mullen GM, Feldman DS, Oren RM, Yancy CW; Cardiac Transplant Research Database Group. Increased incidence and mortality associated with skin cancers after cardiac transplant. Am J Transplant. 2011 Jul;11(7):1488-97. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03598.x. PubMed PMID: 21718441. 

Christenson LJ, Cherikh WS, Otley CC, Salasche SJ, Kauffman HM. Allograft and overall survival of patients with posttransplant skin cancer. Dermatol Surg. 2011 Feb;37(2):183-91. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.2010.01848.x. Epub 2011 Jan 27. PubMed PMID: 21272118. 

Jensen AO, Svaerke C, Farkas D, Pedersen L, Kragballe K, Sørensen HT. Skin cancer risk among solid organ recipients: a nationwide cohort study in Denmark. Acta Derm Venereol. 2010 Sep;90(5):474-9. doi: 10.2340/00015555-0919. PubMed PMID: 20814621. 

Wisgerhof HC, Edelbroek JR, de Fijter JW, Haasnoot GW, Claas FH, Willemze R, Bavinck JN. Subsequent squamous- and basal-cell carcinomas in kidney-transplant recipients after the first skin cancer: cumulative incidence and risk factors. Transplantation. 2010 May 27;89(10):1231-8. doi: 10.1097/TP.0b013e3181d84cdc. PubMed PMID: 20410852.

Mertz KD, Proske D, Kettelhack N, Kegel C, Keusch G, Schwarz A, Ambühl PM, Pfaltz M, Kempf W. Basal cell carcinoma in a series of renal transplant recipients: epidemiology and clinicopathologic features. Int J Dermatol. 2010 Apr;49(4):385-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2010.04370.x. PubMed PMID: 20465691. 

Buoy AG, Yoo S, Alam M, Ortiz S, West DP, Gordon EJ, Robinson JK. Distribution of skin type and skin cancer in organ transplant recipients. Arch Dermatol. 2010 Mar;146(3):344-6. doi: 10.1001/archdermatol.2009.397. PubMed PMID: 20231515.

Tessari G, Naldi L, Boschiero L, Nacchia F, Fior F, Forni A, Rugiu C, Faggian G, Sassi F, Gotti E, Fiocchi R, Talamini G, Girolomoni G. Incidence and clinical predictors of a subsequent nonmelanoma skin cancer in solid organ transplant recipients with a first nonmelanoma skin cancer: a multicenter cohort study. Arch Dermatol. 2010 Mar;146(3):294-9. doi: 10.1001/archdermatol.2009.377. PubMed PMID: 20231501.

Brewer JD, Colegio OR, Phillips PK, Roenigk RK, Jacobs MA, Van de Beek D, Dierkhising RA, Kremers WK, McGregor CG, Otley CC. Incidence of and risk factors for skin cancer after heart transplant. Arch Dermatol. 2009 Dec;145(12):1391-6. doi: 10.1001/archdermatol.2009.276. PubMed PMID: 20026847. 

Koljonen V, Kukko H, Tukiainen E, Böhling T, Sankila R, Pukkala E, Sihto H, Joensuu H, Kyllönen L, Mäkisalo H. Incidence of Merkel cell carcinoma in renal transplant recipients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2009 Oct;24(10):3231-5. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfp334. Epub 2009 Jul 8. PubMed PMID: 19586970. 

Urwin HR, Jones PW, Harden PN, Ramsay HM, Hawley CM, Nicol DL, Fryer AA. Predicting risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer and premalignant skin lesions in renal transplant recipients. Transplantation. 2009 Jun 15;87(11):1667-71. doi: 10.1097/TP.0b013e3181a5ce2e. PubMed PMID: 19502958. 

Proby CM, Wisgerhof HC, Casabonne D, Green AC, Harwood CA, Bouwes Bavinck JN. The epidemiology of transplant-associated keratinocyte cancers in different geographical regions. Cancer Treat Res. 2009;146:75-95. doi: 10.1007/978-0-387-78574-5_7. Review. PubMed PMID: 19415194. 

Euvrard S, Claudy A. Post-transplant skin cancer: the influence of organ and pre-transplant disease. Cancer Treat Res. 2009;146:65-74. doi: 10.1007/978-0-387-78574-5_6. Review. PubMed PMID: 19415193.

Debray D, Baudouin V, Lacaille F, Charbit M, Rivet C, Harambat J, Iserin F, Di Filippo S, Guyot C; Pediatric Transplantation Working Group of the French Speaking Society of Transplantation. De novo malignancy after solid organ transplantation in children. Transplant Proc. 2009 Mar;41(2):674-5. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2008.12.020. PubMed PMID: 19328954.

Bichari W, Bartiromo M, Mohey H, Afiani A, Burnot A, Maillard N, Sauron C, Thibaudin D, Mehdi M, Mariat C, Alamartine E, Berthoux F. Significant risk factors for occurrence of cancer after renal transplantation: a single center cohort study of 1265 cases. Transplant Proc. 2009 Mar;41(2):672-3. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2008.12.013. PubMed PMID: 19328953.

Otley CC, Cherikh WS, Salasche SJ, McBride MA, Christenson LJ, Kauffman HM. Skin cancer in organ transplant recipients: effect of pretransplant end-organ disease. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2005 Nov;53(5):783-90. Epub 2005 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 16243126.

Randle HW. The historical link between solid-organ transplantation, immunosuppression, and skin cancer. Dermatol Surg. 2004 Apr;30(4 Pt 2):595-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 15061841.

Otley CC, Pittelkow MR. Skin cancer in liver transplant recipients. Liver Transpl. 2000 May;6(3):253-62. Review. PubMed PMID: 10827224.



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