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Immunotherapy After Transplant Does Not Raise Men’s Risk for Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

Rapid advancement in treatment and surgical techniques for solid organ transplant means many transplant recipients—about half of whom are over age 50—now live well past middle age. As a result, men who receive kidney, liver, and heart transplants are facing issues related to aging, including screening and treatment for prostate cancer. The potential impact of immunosuppression on tumor biology should always be considered in men who are candidates for or who have had a solid organ transplant.

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source: NYU Langone Health NewsHub