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The Relationship between blood clots and cancer

Certain types of cancers produce cell mediators which increase the stickiness of blood and increase the risk of developing a clot. This increases cancer patients' risk of developing clots. As cancer comes with many unforeseen physical and emotional effects, it can be difficult to navigate symptoms of potential clots and take care of them in the best possible way. The articles below can help.

Blood clots and cancer

What is the link between cancer and deep vein thrombosis, and which cancer types are associated with a higher risk of DVT? Find these answers and more here.
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Additional DVT risk factors

The risk of DVT is associated with cancer, but there are other conditions that could also add to your risk. If you plan to speak to your doctor or oncologist about DVT, it would be good to mention any of the additional risks you may have. Find them here.
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FAQs: Must know facts about clots

If you already know you are in a high-risk category, you may have lots of questions about blood clots. We’ve compiled a list of FAQs. Here you may find many of the answers you’re looking for, including who gets clots and other risk factors unrelated to cancer.
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UK/IE/MAT-72248. April 2024