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Accidental transplantation of bronchial carcinoma from a cadaver donor to two recipients of renal allografts.
  1. G B Forbes,
  2. M J Goggin,
  3. F E Dische,
  4. I T Saeed,
  5. V Parsons,
  6. M J Harding,
  7. M Bewick,
  8. C T Rudge

    Abstract

    Malignancy was transferred inadvertently to two patients, each of whom received a renal transplant from a cadaver donor who was found at necropsy to have a small, clinically silent carcinoma of lung. Both recipients died with metastatic bronchial carcinoma of the same histological type as the donor's tumour. The literature on transplanted malignancy is reviewed.

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