Combined Basic Science and Education Session on Cancer-Associated Thrombosis
Dr. Marc Carrier will review the new data for primary thromboprophylaxis in ambulatory cancer patients and discuss the challenges in the management of cancer-associated thrombosis.
Dr. Michael B. Streiff will discuss the challenges of diagnosing venous thromboembolism in cancer patients. He will review the evidence on the use of D-dimer and clinical prediction rules in the diagnosis of cancer-associated thrombosis.
Dr. Katsue Suzuki-Inoue will discuss a role of platelets in cancer-associated thrombosis focusing on a platelet activation receptor, CLEC-2 and its ligand podoplanin on the surface of a certain types of cancer cells.
Dr. Nigel Mackman will discuss the roles of tumor-derived, tissue factor-positive extracellular vesicles, neutrophils and neutrophil extracellular traps in venous thrombosis in mice bearing human pancreatic tumors.
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