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Rate of skin cancer following organ transplant declines

For years, organ transplant patients have been told their risk of developing skin cancer increases following their transplant surgery. However, according to a study published recently in JAMA Dermatology, the rate of risk of squamous cell carcinoma has decreased since the...

source: By Chelsea Adams
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Invoices for 2018 member dues have been sent. If you did not receive the email, please let us know at If you are not a dual member, you can pay your open balance by logging into the Member Portal of

source: ASTS

This year, the ASTS Foundation has committed to funding 3 additional grants to support the Society’s mission of fostering innovation and research! We are seeking cutting-edge clinical and basic science proposals for the 2018 ASTS Research Grants program.

source: ASTS

Registration rates for the 18th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium will go up on Thursday, December 14. Register today and save!

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Due to the current organ shortage, nearly 20 percent of patients die waiting for a liver transplant (LT). The average donor age is on the rise, and grafts from elderly donors are offered as extended criteria grafts.

source: Clinical Transplantation

The allocation of liver transplants to patients with acute liver failure (ALF) and acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) with multi-organ failure who are admitted in ICU remains controversial due to...

source: Clinical Transplantation

A new study provides insights on the mechanisms that allow an individual's immune system to accept, rather than reject, a donor kidney. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology...

source: American Society of Nephrology via Medical Xpress


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