Blood clots and cancer

| April 5, 2017

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Venous blood clots are frequently seen in people with cancer. The risk is increased in people where the cancer is growing, where the cancer has spread to other parts of the body (metastasis), during some chemotherapeutic treatments or in people who have undergone surgery. Other medical conditions such as infections or periods of prolonged bed rest can also increase the risk.

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