Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 745–746 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: Post-Discharge Venous Thromboembolism Incidence and Risk Factors

  • Pablo E. SerranoEmail author
ASO Author Reflections



The author has no conflicts of interest to disclose.


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© Society of Surgical Oncology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Juravinski HospitalMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada
  2. 2.Hamilton Health SciencesHamiltonCanada
  3. 3.Ontario Clinical Oncology GroupHamiltonCanada

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