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    Transfusing Anemic Cancer Patients Boosts Clot Risk


    Transfusing Anemic Cancer Patients Boosts Clot Risk


    But the danger is about the same as using drugs for treatment, study suggests


    Robert Preidt

    FRIDAY, Nov. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Giving blood transfusions to treat anemia in cancer patients increases the risk of potentially lethal blood clots, say University of Rochester, N.Y., researchers. . .

    [Read full story here: MedlinePlus: Transfusing Anemic Cancer Patients Boosts Clot Risk (*this news item will not be available after 02/26/2009)]

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