Aspirin, warfarin may reduce thromboembolic events in multiple myeloma

March 2011
Hem/Onc Today;3/25/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p14
The article reports that fixed-dose warfarin or aspirin showed comparable efficiency as low-molecular-weight heparin in cutting the risk for thromboembolic events in myeloma patients who received regimens with thalidomide, which is based on a study involving 659 patients.


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