Cancer-Associated Stroke: The Bergen NORSTROKE Study

  title={Cancer-Associated Stroke: The Bergen NORSTROKE Study},
  author={Henriette Aurora Selvik and Lars H Thomassen and Anna Therese Bjerkreim and Halvor N{\ae}ss},
  booktitle={Cerebrovascular diseases extra},
BACKGROUND Underlying malignancy can cause ischemic stroke in some patients. Mechanisms include the affection of the coagulation cascade, tumor mucin secretion, infections and nonbacterial endocarditis. The release of necrotizing factor and interleukins may cause inflammation of the endothelial lining, creating a prothrombotic surface that triggers… CONTINUE READING