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No survival difference with or without thrombosis

Postby PressWatch » Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:40 pm

VTE (thrombosis) or blood clotting is associated with Cancer and particulaly Pancreatic Cancer.

A recent study has concluded that

-Patients with body of PC/stage 4 tunours had increased risk of blood clotting

-There was no survival difference between patients with VTE and those without.

Anticancer Res. 2010 Oct:30 (10):4261-4
PMD:21036750

Shahib W et al

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