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Hematologic disorders associated with cancer: III. Coagulation disorders associated with neoplastic disease

  • Richard H. Steingart
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 30)

Abstract

Hemorrhagic, thrombotic and embolic complications occur frequently in cancer patients. Diverse hemostatic alterations including impaired plasma coagulation, platelet abnormalities and vascular disorders account for these defects. Not only have these defects been ascribed to an effect of the malignancy, but in fact the entire sequence of cancer cell growth and metastasis is intimately entwined with the hemostatic system.

Keywords

Factor VIII Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Factor Xiii Clinical Bleeding Factor Xiii Deficiency 
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