“Cancer-associated thrombosis (CAT) is one of the most common yet preventable causes of death among cancer patients. With over 20,000 Canadians being diagnosed with cancer each year, knowing about causes, prevention, and treatment of CAT will be critical to the quality of life and long-term survival of these individuals.
CAT refers to blood clots that can occur in people living with cancer. They may be related to the cancer, the treatment, or other factors such as the patient’s age and genetic risk factors.”
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