Mark Crowther, MD | Authors

Commentary (Crowther/Kelton): Thromboembolic Complications of Malignancy

July 01, 2005

Advances in cancer treatmentover the past 50 years havecured or prolonged the life expectancyof many patients with cancer.These advances have accelerated overthe past 2 decades. Increasingly, physicianswho manage patients with cancerare turning their attention to the managementof the complications of malignancy,since these complications areoften avoidable, can shorten life spans,and can reduce quality of life.