oa Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology - Venous thrombosis in the patient with cancer : review
|Article Title||Venous thrombosis in the patient with cancer : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
|Pages||50 - 54|
The relationship between cancer and thrombosis has been known for many years. Thrombotic risk is increased in the patient with cancer, and the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism at the time that a malignancy presents influences patient outcome. Risk evaluation, prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism are practical issues that face doctors who are dealing with these patients.
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