Coagulation in Cancer / Edition 1

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Coagulation in Cancer informs professionals working in the field of cancer about the pathophysiologic mechanisms of cancer-related thrombosis and bleeding. It provides assistance in recognizing the various bleeding and clotting disorders associated with cancer and includes current recommendations for the management of hemorrhage, and prevention and treatment of thrombosis in the patient with malignancy. This volume is a valuable addition to the literature on cancer and coagulation.

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"This comprehensive book, Coagulation in Cancer, edited by David Green and Hau C. Kwaan is a much needed compilation of recent studies and current concepts of the subject. … Many will appreciate the chapters emphasizing the high probability of thromboembolism and bleeding and myeloproliferative disorders. … Clinicians and research investigators … will appreciate the large number of pertinent references to be found in the bibliographies of these articles." (Harry L Messmore and William H Wehrmacher, Clinical and Applied Thrombosis, June, 2009)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387799612
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 2/13/2009
  • Series: Cancer Treatment and Research Series , #148
  • Edition description: 2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Alterations in Hemostasis Due to Cancer.- Dysregulation of Hemostasis by Cancer.- Effect of Cancer on Platelets.- Activation of Clotting Factors in Cancer.- The Role of Plasminogen-Plasmin System in Cancer.- The Coagulation System and Angiogenesis.- Thrombotic Disorders Associated with Cancer.- Overview of Cancer and Thrombosis.- Risk Factors for Thrombosis in Cancer Patients.- Thrombotic Microangiopathy Syndromes.- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) in Cancer.- Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: Thrombophilic Clonal Stem Cell Diseases.- Chemotherapy-Associated Thrombosis.- Catheter-Related Thrombosis.- Thrombosis in Childhood Cancer.- Treatment of Venous Thrombosis.- Effects of Anticoagulants on Cancer: Heparins.- Bleeding Disorders Associated with Cancer.- Thrombocytopenia and Cancer.- Bleeding Disorders Associated with Cancer Dysproteinemias.- Control of Bleeding in Cancer.

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