The effect of LMWH (Nadroparin) on tumor progression

Zsuzsanna Nagy, Vera Turcsik, György Blaskó

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Abstract

Recent clinical studies on patients with malignancies, who were treated with UHF and LMWHs raised the possibility, that these agents may possess an inhibitory effect on tumor progression. Further studies supported that this effect is independent from the anticoagulant and antithrombotic action. In this retrospective study oncological patients with an increased risk for thromboembolism were choosen, who received prophylactic treatment with an LMWH (nadroparin) at least for 6 months. Comparing with the control group, in some subgroups (T3 and T4, as well as M1) the LMWH-treated patients showed a significantly increased survival.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)689-692
Number of pages4
JournalPathology and Oncology Research
Volume15
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2009

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Keywords

  • LMWH
  • Nadroparin
  • Survival
  • Tumor progression

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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