Grant ID RR190104
Awarded On August 21, 2019
Title Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Program CPRIT Scholar
Award Mechanism Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Institution/Organization Baylor College of Medicine
Principal Investigator/Program Director Ang Li
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $2,000,000
Summary of Goals and Objectives

Cancer-associated thrombosis is the second leading cause of death in ambulatory patients with cancer. It is associated with significant morbidity and mortality and it is a preventable complication for anti-cancer therapy. Recent studies have focused on thrombotic risk-stratification using clinical prediction tools and pharmacologic prevention using low-dose direct oral anticoagulants. The overall clinical and cost-effectiveness associated with such strategies have not been evaluated in the general populations. The major objective for the current proposal is to examine the impact of low-dose anticoagulant prophylaxis strategy on provider implementation and patient outcomes in the local commun...

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