The incidence and risk of venous thromboembolism associated with cancer and nonsurgical cancer treatment.

@article{Falanga2009TheIA,
  title={The incidence and risk of venous thromboembolism associated with cancer and nonsurgical cancer treatment.},
  author={Anna Falanga},
  journal={Cancer investigation},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={105-15}
}
Patients with cancer are at high risk of developing venous thromboembolism, a risk that varies according to the type of malignancy and its disease stage, and is steadily increased by concomitant patient-related thrombotic risk factors, such as advanced age, infection, heart disease, respiratory disease, as well as hospitalization, surgical, and nonsurgical cancer treatments. Current evidence-based guidelines raise awareness of the importance of thromboprophylaxis in hospitalized cancer patients… CONTINUE READING

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