Cancer-associated thrombosis

  title={Cancer-associated thrombosis},
  author={Ajay Kakkar},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is an important and potentially fatal complication in patients with malignant disease. Increasingly, VTE is recognised to affect not only patients undergoing surgical intervention for the management of their cancer but also those receiving chemotherapy, including ambulatory patients. The extent to which thrombosis complicates the natural history of different populations of patients with malignant disease is poorly understood. The risk factors associated with the… CONTINUE READING