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New perspectives for the treatment of cancer-associated thrombosis

Patients with cancer-associated thrombosis (CAT) exhibit a risk of venous thromboembolic (VTE) complications, which exceeds by far those expected in the general population, and prevail in patients with the most advanced stages of cancer...

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Hemostatic proteins and cancer biology: news from the research groups

The expression of hemostatic proteins in cancer and their role in cancer biology is one of the themes that were discussed during ICTHIC 2018...

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Clinical challenges in the management of cancer patients with hemostatic disorders

The management of cancer patients with hemostatic disorders (thrombosis and/or bleeding) faces many clinical challenges. Patient comorbidities further increase the diagnostic and management difficulties in these patients...

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An interview with Marc Carrier

Mark Carrier is researcher and the chair of the hemostasis and malignancies subcommittee of ISTH. During this interview he goes through what the subcommittee does, why their activities are important and how does it interlace with ICTHIC.

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Exploring the relationship between hemostasis and cancer in Bergamo

From 13-15 April 2018, the most expert clinicians and basic science researchers in the field of hematology and oncology will meet to discuss science in Bergamo, Italy at the 9th ICTHIC Conference. A strong emphasis will be on the application of basic science concepts to solving clinical problems in patients with cancer and hemostatic disorders (bleeding and/or thrombosis)...

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High number of abstracts for the 9th ICTHIC

 

We have all observed rapid expansion of knowledge (both basic and clinical) and interest in this important subject (thrombosis and hemorrhage in malignancy), which has prompted us to convene again in the fabled old city of Bergamo Alta (Bergamo Uptown).”, so Anna Falanga and colleagues welcome international researchers to Italy.

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An interview with Alok Khorana

 

We met with Dr. Alok Khorana in Berlin during the ISTH 2017 Congress. He could not hide his enthusiasm about the discoveries of the Vienna group and about two trials using his Khorana risk score...

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This is where we left off...

 

In addition to the biennial event, the International Conference on Thrombosis and Hemostasis Issues in Cancer (ICTHIC) has now also become an online publication with the aim of keeping you updated on the most innovative research and news in the field.

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Cancer-related thrombosis in women

 

There is ample evidence confirming that cancer predisposes to thrombosis, while products of activation of the coagulation system, e.g., tissue factor and thrombin, precipitate tumor growth. Affected women frequently present with specific types of cancer related to reproductive organs, such as breast, uterus and ovary.

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