Reactive thrombocytosis might contribute to chemotherapy-related thrombophilia in patients with lung cancer.

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PURPOSE Thrombotic risk is increased in patients with cancer and further potentiated by chemotherapy. We assessed whether early hemostatic alterations could represent a risk factor for thrombosis in patients undergoing chemotherapy for lung cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty-nine patients receiving chemotherapy for unresectable, locally advanced, or… (More)

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