This forum contains news that Pancreatic Cancer UK and forum users have shared over the years.
PressWatch
Posts: 42
Joined: Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:31 pm

Explanation for higher levels of Blood Clots?

Postby PressWatch » Sun Mar 06, 2011 9:56 pm

This a piece of newly reported French work which suggests an explaation for VTE in PC patients---due to circulating Tissue Factor (TFa)

Delluc A, Rousseau A, Delluc C, Le Moigne E, Le Gal G, Mottier D, Van Dreden P, Lacut K. Related Articles
Venous thromboembolism in patients with pancreatic cancer: implications of circulating tissue factor.
Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2011 Mar 2;. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 21372691 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher

Presswatch