Emerging Concepts in Managing Malignancy in Kidney Transplant Patients

Brittany Schreiber, Maen Abdelrahim, Ala Abudayyeh, Naoka Murakami

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Abstract

Cancer remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in kidney transplant recipients, due to long-term immunosuppression. Salient issues to consider in decreasing the burden of malignancy among kidney transplant recipients include pretransplant recipient evaluation, post-transplant screening and monitoring, and optimal treatment strategies for the kidney transplant recipients with cancer. In this review, we address cancer incidence and outcomes, approaches to cancer screening and monitoring pretransplant and post-transplant, as well as treatment strategies, immunosuppressive management, and multidisciplinary approaches in the kidney transplant recipients with cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalSeminars in nephrology
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2022

Keywords

  • Kidney transplant
  • PTLD
  • cancer
  • immunotherapy
  • oncology
  • wait time

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology

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