Mom massive pulmonary embolism & blood clot in leg bloodwork Nml dr ask if weightloss she has lost 10 lbs in 2 wks no dieting what could mean?

Clots and cancer. A frequent cause of unprovoked blood clots in "elderly" is newly diagnosed cancer.There is a 2 -way interaction between blood clots and cancer, meaning that up to 20% of cancer patient develop blood clots and about 10% of patients (especially middle-aged and above) who have unprovoked blood clots will be diagnosed with cancer within one year. Your doctor was looking for symptoms of cancer in mom.