Leukocytosis, thrombosis and early mortality in cancer patients initiating chemotherapy.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Thrombosis research, Volume 126, Issue 2, p.113-8 (2010)

Keywords:

Humans, Leukocytosis, Multivariate Analysis, Neoplasms, Prospective Studies, Venous Thromboembolism

Abstract:

Leukocytosis has been associated with thrombosis and mortality in cancer patients. We explored the association of leukocytosis with venous thromboembolism (VTE) and early mortality in cancer patients initiating chemotherapy.