Superficial and deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and subsequent risk of cancer.

@article{Srensen2012SuperficialAD,
  title={Superficial and deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and subsequent risk of cancer.},
  author={Henrik Toft S\orensen and Claus Sv{\ae}rke and D{\'o}ra K{\"o}rmendin{\'e} Farkas and Christian Fynbo Christiansen and Lars Pedersen and Timothy Lee Lash and Paolo Prandoni and John A. Baron},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={586-93}
}
BACKGROUND In contrast to deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, superficial venous thrombosis has not been considered to be a marker of occult cancer. However, actual data regarding the association are very limited. METHODS We identified all patients in Denmark from 1994 to 2009 with a diagnosis of superficial venous thrombosis, deep venous thrombosis in the legs or pulmonary embolism using population-based health registries. The occurrence of cancer in the three venous… CONTINUE READING