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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Blood Clots (Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVTs)
  • Understanding the Causes and Risk Factors
  • Knowing the Signs and Symptoms
  • Practical Guidelines to Manage DVTs
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • Communicating With Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Douglas B. Sawyer, MD, PhD
Lisa M. Jacobson Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Daniel J. Lenihan, MD
Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Director, Clinical Research Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Edith P. Mitchell, MD, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Associate Director of Diversity Programs, Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University
Carolyn Messner, DSW, MSW, OSW-C
Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on February 9, 2011.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.