Post-transplant cancer discovered - how?

Post-transplant cancer discovered - how?
If you have had cancer post transplant, how was it discovered - what type of cancer - discovered by who - what symptoms, if any - found by by you, a doctor or ??

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  • JimG

    JimG

    17 June 2015 at 18:55 | #

    prostate cancer found in routine heart transplant team testing that included PSA, no symptoms til testing showed rising PSA numbers

    skin cancers discovered by routine skin screening by dermatologist specializing in transplant patients and an expert in Mohs surgeries, skins lesions were visible symptoms

    kidney cancer found in annual follow-up by urology doctor from the prostate cancer 10 years earlier - found via cat scans and eventual surgery

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