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Venous thromboembolism and mortality in breast cancer: cohort study with systematic review and meta-analysis

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Background: Breast cancer patients are at an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). However, current evidence as to whether VTE increases the risk of mortality in breast cancer patients is conflicting. We present data from a large cohort of patients from the UK and pool these with previous data from a systematic review.
Methods: Using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) dataset, we identified a cohort of 13,202 breast cancer patients, of whom 611 were diagnosed ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12885-017-3719-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Cancer Journal website
Volume:
17
Pages:
747
Publication date:
2017-11-10
Acceptance date:
2017-10-30
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EISSN:
1471-2407
ISSN:
1471-2407
Pmid:
29126386
Source identifiers:
745904
Language:
English
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uuid:3c995af0-3078-4a8c-b58c-b12062f72c78
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pubs:745904
Deposit date:
2017-11-21

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