Blood Clots and Cancer: What should I ask my doctor?

Watch these videos to learn more about cancer and thrombosis (blood clots), and what you can do to prevent blood clots.

Here’s a list of questions to ask your doctor if you are told you have a blood clot: 

  • What type of blood clot do I have and where is it?
  • What treatment do you think is right for me? 
  • How will having a blood clot affect my cancer treatment? 
  • How long will I have to take the blood-thinning medicine?
  • What side effects can I expect from this medicine?
  • Are there other risks associated with taking this medicine? 
  • What else should I know about blood clots and cancer?

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