Management of acquired bleeding problems in cancer patients

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    Abstract

    Cancer patients can have acquired bleeding problems for many reasons. In this review, an approach to the evaluation and management of the bleeding patient is discussed. Specific issues including coagulation defects, thrombocytopenia, platelet dysfunction, and bleeding complications of specific hematological malignancies due to anticoagulation, are discussed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)603-624
    Number of pages22
    JournalHematology/Oncology Clinics of North America
    Volume24
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010

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    Keywords

    • Amyloid
    • Bleeding
    • Cancer
    • Disseminated intravascular coagulation
    • Leukemia
    • Myeloma

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Oncology
    • Hematology

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