Venous thromboembolic events with chemotherapy plus bevacizumab: a pooled analysis of patients in randomized phase II and III studies.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Volume 29, Issue 13, p.1757-64 (2011)

Keywords:

Antibodies, Monoclonal, Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized, Antineoplastic Agents, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols, Humans, Incidence, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A, Venous Thromboembolism

Abstract:

Thromboembolism is a major source of morbidity and mortality in patients with cancer. The contribution of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy to these events remains controversial.