Effect of testing for cancer on cancer- and venous thromboembolism (VTE)-related mortality and morbidity in patients with unprovoked VTE

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

  1. To determine whether testing for undiagnosed cancer in patients with a first episode of unprovoked VTE (DVT or PE) is effective in reducing cancer mortality and morbidity.

  2. To determine whether testing for undiagnosed cancer in patients with a first episode of unprovoked VTE (DVT or PE) is effective in reducing VTE-related mortality and morbidity.

  3. To determine which tests for cancer are most useful.