Management of deep vein thrombosis in cancer patients

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Abstract

Several statistics, such as that 20% of vein thromboembolism (VTE) cases occur in cancer patients, show the importance of effectively recognizing and managing this entity for oncologists. This article reviews risk factors and treatment strategies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S-50-S-53
JournalJNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Volume3
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - Nov 1 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Carcinoma
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Low molecular weight heparin
  • Unfractionated heparin
  • Warfarin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology

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