Medline ® Abstract for Reference 25
Thrombophilic state in cancer, part I: biology, incidence, and risk factors.
Dipasco PJ, Misra S, Koniaris LG, Moffat FL Jr
J Surg Oncol. 2011;104(3):316.
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.
Division of Surgical Oncology, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA.