IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 20 / Issue 4 / pii/1999186

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Open Access Original Research

Acquired protein C deficiency following cisplatinum­navelbine administration for locally advanced breast cancer.

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1 Departments of Internal Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 1999, 20(4), 323–324;
Published: 10 August 1999
Abstract

Thromboembolic events have recently been reported following diverse regimens of chemotherapy for breast cancer. This is a report of a 39-year-old woman, a diagnosed case of locally advanced breast cancer, who received many regimens of chemotherapy She presented with deep venous thrombosis 2 months after starting the cisplatinum-navelbine regimen. Protein C deficiency was the only abnormal coagulation test that normalized after cessation of chemotherapy.

Keywords
Protein C
Chemotherapy
Breast cancer
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