Lung adenocarcinoma and antiphospholipid antibodies.

  title={Lung adenocarcinoma and antiphospholipid antibodies.},
  author={Ernesto de Meis and Robson de Queiroz Monteiro and Roger Abramino Levy},
  journal={Autoimmunity reviews},
  volume={8 6},
Thrombosis is a frequent finding in cancer patients, being referred to as a poor prognostic factor. The mechanisms underlying the thrombophilic state in malignancy are not well elucidated but involve a complex interaction between tumor and host cells as well as the hemostatic system. A number of studies have demonstrated the presence of antiphospholipid… CONTINUE READING