How useful is thrombocytosis in predicting an underlying cancer in primary care? a systematic review.

@article{Bailey2017HowUI,
  title={How useful is thrombocytosis in predicting an underlying cancer in primary care? a systematic review.},
  author={Sarah E R Bailey and Obi C Ukoumunne and Elizabeth A Shephard and William Hamilton},
  journal={Family practice},
  year={2017},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={4-10}
}
BACKGROUND Although the association between raised platelet count (thrombocytosis) and cancer has been reported in primary and secondary care studies, UK GPs are unaware of it, and it is insufficiently evidenced for laboratories to identify and warn of it. This systematic review aimed to identify and collate evidence from studies that have investigated… CONTINUE READING