Items Tagged ‘Lung Cancer’

August 11th, 2011

Invasive Procedure Provides No Benefit for Cancer Patients with Blood Clots

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The invasive and costly procedure of inserting an inferior vena cava filter (IVCF) does not benefit cancer patients who are being treated with the anticoagulation medication fondaparinux (Arixtra®) for blood clots. These results were recently presented at the 14th World Conference on Lung Cancer. Blood clots are the second most common cause of death among […]

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