Items Tagged ‘Lung Cancer’

August 11th, 2011

Invasive Procedure Provides No Benefit for Cancer Patients with Blood Clots


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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