Thrombophilic state in cancer, Part I: Biology, incidence, and risk factors

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 first of a two-part review of the complex, integral relationship between these two entities, and addresses the mechanisms and pathogenesis of this relationship and the clinical risk factors for thromboembolism in cancer patients. J. Surg.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)316-322
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of surgical oncology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011


  • cancer biology
  • risk factors
  • thromboembolism
  • thrombophilic state

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology


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