Tumor grade is associated with venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer: results from the Vienna Cancer and Thrombosis Study.

@article{Ahlbrecht2012TumorGI,
  title={Tumor grade is associated with venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer: results from the Vienna Cancer and Thrombosis Study.},
  author={Jonas Ahlbrecht and Boris Dickmann and Cihan Ay and Daniela Dunkler and Johannes Thaler and Manuela P. Schmidinger and Peter Quehenberger and Andrea Haitel and Christoph Zielinski and Ingrid Pabinger},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 31},
  pages={3870-5}
}
PURPOSE Patients with cancer are at risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). Tumor-related factors could help estimate patients' individual risk for VTE. Currently, only scarce information on the association between tumor grade and VTE is available. We thus evaluated the role of tumor grade and its association with VTE. PATIENTS AND METHODS The Vienna Cancer and Thrombosis Study is a prospective, observational cohort study including patients with newly diagnosed cancer or progression of disease… CONTINUE READING
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