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Are strokes more common in patients with cancer?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Cancer stroke

There is higher risk for stroke in cancer pt due to relative hypercouglable state of cancer. Depending on chemo agent they can increase risk for strokes.
Don't get caught too much on this. Talk to doctors and oncologists about your particular cancer and treatments.

In brief: Cancer stroke

There is higher risk for stroke in cancer pt due to relative hypercouglable state of cancer. Depending on chemo agent they can increase risk for strokes.
Don't get caught too much on this. Talk to doctors and oncologists about your particular cancer and treatments.
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Dr. Ed Kaplan
Some of the newer biologic treatments may pose an increased risk too.
Dr. Ali Seifi
Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Stroke

Yes. Cancer cause more clots in body and then cause more stroke.

In brief: Stroke

Yes. Cancer cause more clots in body and then cause more stroke.
Dr. Ali Seifi
Dr. Ali Seifi
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