Listen: Rebecca Corral, Cancer and Europe discussed on KCBS Radio Afternoon News
"It is being called an extraordinarily rare case but at. Happened four people who received organ transplants from one donor all developed breast cancer KCBS is Rebecca corral has more. It's just coming out now, but it was two thousand seven when a fifty three year old woman in Europe with no known medical condition, suffered a stroke and died doctors round, the usual tests on her body a full physical, including abreast, check ultrasounds of the abdomen and heart and there were no signs of any cancer. So her lungs, kidneys heart and liver were donated to four separate patients about sixteen months. I believe for the first case to show up about six years for the last case to show up UCSF transplant surgeon sang-mock hang says all four organ recipients developed breast cancer three died and one had the kidney removed, wet off Amita suppression medication started, dialysis and chemotherapy, and survived are cancers that are just too small to detect and that may have already spread cancer transmission? Unfortunately, the reality of transplantation. It's very low risk probably on the order of one thousand low enough odd. Does that make the risk of transplantation, a good bet for most recipients who face certain death without a new"