Cancer patients’ experiences of living with venous thromboembolism: A systematic review and qualitative thematic synthesis - Hull York Medical School

Summary:

Cancer-associated thrombosis has an impact on patients’ lives. Many cancer patients do not know that they are at increased risk of getting thrombosis. Education for patients and clinicians should be part of routine care and further work is needed to make this patient priority equal to that of other cancer complications such as spinal cord compression or neutropenic sepsis.

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