AA Khorana, CW Francis, E Culakova… - … Journal of the …, 2005 - Wiley Online Library
BACKGROUND The incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is increased in cancer,
but little information is available about risk factors in cancer patients on chemotherapy.
METHODS We analyzed data from a prospective, multicenter observational study to
determine the frequency and risk factors for VTE in ambulatory cancer patients initiating a
new chemotherapy regimen. The association of VTE with clinical variables was
characterized using univariate and multivariate analysis. RESULTS Among 3003 patients …