Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 6th, 2005
"It is unclear how frequently unprovoked VTE reflects the presence of an occult cancer. The California Cancer Registry was used to identify diagnosed cases of 19 common malignancies during a 6-year period. Cases were linked to a hospital discharge database to identify incident VTE events in the year before the cancer diagnosis date," scientists in the United States reported.
"The standardized incidence ratio (SIR) of unprovoked VTE was determined by using the age-, race-, and sex-specific incidence rates in California. Among 528,693 cancer cases, 596...
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