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Research Article

Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

  • Freesia Horsted,
  • Joe West,
  • Matthew J. Grainge mail

    matthew.grainge@nottingham.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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  • Published: July 31, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001275

About the Authors

Matthew J. Grainge
Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: matthew.grainge@nottingham.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JW MJG. Performed the experiments: FH MJG. Analyzed the data: FH MJG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JW MJG. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: FH MJG. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: FH JW MJG. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: FH JW MJG. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: FH JW MJG. Carried out original literature search: FH. Made decsions over which papers to include in the review: FH JW MJG. This work was originally carried out as a medical student project by FH under the supervision of JW and MJG prior to the search strategy being updated in July 2011.