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A 58-year-old female asked:

Can a pe causes a mi or cancer?

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Dr. Robert Isaacs
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Pulmonary embolus: No. A pe would definitely not be able to cause cancer, and it would be extremely unlikely that it could ever result in an mi.
Dr. Robin Merlino
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
PE ; Cancer: However, patients with cancer are more prone to develop blood clots and a pe.
Dr. Robert Isaacs
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Very true.
Apr 4, 2014

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