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Table 2 Prevalence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and documented pulmonary embolism (PE) according to tumor group

From: Venous thromboembolism and persistent pulmonary hypertension in cancer patients: a cross-sectional study

  VTE (n = 68) PE (n = 45)
Lung cancer 11/122 (9.0) 6/122 (4.9)
Breast cancer 16/113 (14.2) 8/113 (7.1)
Prostate cancer 6/57 (10.5) 5/57 (8.8)
Colorectal cancer 9/37 (24.3) 7/37 (18.9)
Other solid tumors 12/109 (11.0) 7/109 (6.4)
Lymphomas 8/67 (11.9) 7/67 (10.4)
Other hematologic malignancies 6/17 (35.3) 5/17 (29.4)
  1. Figures in parenthesis are percentages. The analysis was limited to the 522 patients with one tumor entity