The thrombophilic state in cancer part II: Cancer outcomes, occult malignancy, and cancer suppression

Peter J. Dipasco, Subhasis Misra, Leonidas G. Koniaris, Frederick L. Moffat

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The association between malignancy and thrombosis has long been appreciated but remains incompletely understood. This is the second of a two-part review of the complex, integral relationship between these two entities, and addresses the specifics of cancer outcomes, occult malignancy in the presence of thrombosis, and the possibilities of cancer suppression by modulating thrombogenesis. J. Surg. Oncol. 2012; 106:517-523. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)517-523
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of surgical oncology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 15 2012



  • anticoagulation and cancer outcomes
  • cancer biology
  • cancer outcomes
  • cancer prevention
  • thromboembolism
  • thrombophilic state

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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