Managing Thrombosis in Cancer Patients

March 28, 2017

This video reviews recommendations for the prevention and management of thrombosis in patients with cancer.

Cancer patients have a two- to three-fold risk of bleeding compared with the general population.

In this video, Michael Streiff, MD, of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, discusses recommendations for the prevention and management of thrombosis in patients with cancer.

Streiff also reviews the risks of long-term use of the anticoagulant heparin, including the possibility of an increased of osteoporosis.