Alok Khorana, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic joins Blood & Cancer host David H. Henry, MD, of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, to break down the latest recommendations from the American Society of Clinical Oncology on venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in cancer patients.
Plus, in Clinical Correlation, Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD, of Stanford (Calif.) University, shares her answer to a frequent question from cancer patients: What should I eat?
What is the role of thromboprophylaxis in patients with cancer in the outpatient setting?
Show notes by Emily Bryer, DO, resident in the department of internal medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and treatment in patients with cancer: ASCO Clinical Practice Guideline Update ascopubs.org/doi/pdf/10.1200/JCO.19.01461
Rivaroxaban for thromboprophylaxis in high-risk ambulatory patients with cancer nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1814630
Apixaban to prevent venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1814468
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