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Proper Warfarin Dosing – Using Genetics

One of the significant secondary side effects resulting from of our advanced prostate cancer treatments can be blood clots. Blood clots are potentially dangerous as they can lead to heart attacks, strokes and death. Warfarin is one of the drugs commonly prescribed to prevent these dangerous blood clots from ever forming. However, dosing of Warfarin [...]

Belt And Braces Approach May Prevent Deep Vein Thromboses

On July 23, 2008 I wrote an article on deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a hidden danger for men with prostate cancer. Studies show more than 90 percent of patients with cancer may experience an increase in the blood’s clotting activity, which can lead to a Deep Vein Thrombosis, or DVTs. DVTs can be a life [...]

Life Threatening Blood Clot- A Hidden Complication Of Prostate Cancer

Studies show more than 90 percent of patients with cancer may experience an increase in the blood's clotting activity, which can lead to a Deep Vein Thrombosis, or DVTs. DVTs can be a life threatening complication which a majority of cancer survivors will face as they wend their way through treatment. DVT occurs when a [...]

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