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ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines on Venous Thromboembolism

ASH VTE Guidelines: Prevention and Treatment in Patients with Cancer

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common complication among patients with cancer. Patients with cancer and VTE are at a markedly increased risk of morbidity and mortality. These guidelines are intended to support patients, clinicians, and other health care professionals in their decisions about the prevention and treatment of VTE in patients with cancer.

Access the full guidelines on the Blood Advances website:

American Society of Hematology 2021 Guidelines for Management of Venous Thromboembolism: Prevention and Treatment in Patients with Cancer.

Guideline Implementation Tools and Resources

VTE Guidelines: What You Should Know

This one-page snapshot provides a high-level summary of the guidelines on the prevention and treatment of VTE in patients with cancer. A snapshot of the full VTE guidelines is also available for download.

Teaching Slides

Help your colleagues diagnose, manage, and treat VTE with the following teaching slides designed for easy dissemination:

  • Teaching Slide Set for VTE in Patients with Cancer
    Powerpoint | PDF

Available Guidelines

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  • Adaptation of ASH VTE Guidelines for Latin America

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