Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Living transplant donors need long-term monitoring, too

While organ transplant recipients receive continual care as the end-stage treatment to their condition, attention also should be given to living donors, who can suffer from hypertension, diabetes and other disorders after ...

Health

Sun's harms rise after organ transplant

(HealthDay)—Organ transplant recipients are at increased risk for skin cancer and need to protect themselves, a dermatologist warns.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sun defenses up in transplant patients after skin cancer study

(HealthDay)—For organ transplant recipients, participation in a skin cancer research study is associated with increased use of multiple sun protection behaviors, according to a research letter published online June 6 in ...

Other

Living (and competing) after an organ transplant

Organ donations continue to rise and a growing number of countries are adopting assumed consent donation policies. These recent shifts can partially be explained by increasing public awareness that organ donation saves lives.

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