Identifying Information and Availability
|Lyman GH, Khorana AA, Kuderer NM, Lee AY, Arcelus JI, Balaban EP, Clarke JM, Flowers CR, Francis CW, Gates LE, Kakkar AK, Key NS, Levine MN, Liebman HA, Tempero MA, Wong SL, Prestrud AA, Falanga A, American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and treatment in patients with cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline update. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jun 10;31(17):2189-204. PubMed |
Not applicable: The guideline was not adapted from another source.
2007 Dec (revised 2013 Jun)
American Society of Clinical Oncology - Medical Specialty Society
Source(s) of Funding
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Clinical Guideline Update Committee
Composition of Group That Authored the Guideline
Authors: Anna Falanga, MD, Hospital Papa Giovanni XXIII, Bergamo, Italy; Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, Duke University and Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC; Alok A. Khorana, MD, Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; Nicole M. Kuderer, MD, Duke University and Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC; Juan Ignacio Arcelus, Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, University of Granada, Granada, Spain; Edward P. Balaban, DO, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Centers Network, Pittsburgh, PA; Jeffrey M. Clarke, MD, Duke University and Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC; Christopher R. Flowers, MD, MS, Emory University School of Medicine and Winship Cancer Institute, Atlanta, GA; Charles W. Francis, MD, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center and University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Leigh E. Gates, BA, CPHQ Patient representative, Denver, CO; Ajay K. Kakkar, MD, BS, PhD, Thrombosis Research Institute, London, United Kingdom; Nigel S. Key, MB, ChB, FRCP, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Agnes Y. Lee, MD, MSc, FRCPC, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia; Mark N. Levine, MD, MSc, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Howard A. Liebman, MD, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; Margaret A. Tempero, MD, University of California–San Francisco Pancreas Center, San Francisco, CA; Sandra L. Wong, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Ann Alexis Prestrud, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria, VA
Members of the Expert Panel: Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, (Co-chair); Alok A. Khorana, MD; Nicole M. Kuderer, MD; Agnes Y. Lee, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Juan Ignacio Arcelus; Edward P. Balaban, DO; Jeffrey M. Clarke, MD; Christopher R. Flowers, MD, MS; Charles W. Francis, MD; Leigh E. Gates, BA; Ajay K. Kakkar, MD, BS, PhD; Nigel S. Key, MB, ChB, FRCP; Mark N. Levine, MD, MSc; Howard A. Liebman, MD; Margaret A. Tempero, MD; Sandra L. Wong, MD; Anna Falanga, MD, (Co-chair)
Financial Disclosures/Conflicts of Interest
The Update Committee was assembled in accordance with American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO's) Conflict of Interest Management Procedures for Clinical Practice Guidelines ("Procedures," summarized at the ASCO Web site ). Members of the Update Committee completed ASCO's disclosure form, which requires disclosure of financial and other interests that are relevant to the subject matter of the guideline, including relationships with commercial entities that are reasonably likely to experience direct regulatory or commercial impact as the result of promulgation of the guideline. Categories for disclosure include employment relationships, consulting arrangements, stock ownership, honoraria, research funding, and expert testimony. In accordance with the Procedures, the majority of the members of the Update Committee did not disclose any such relationships.
Although all authors completed the disclosure declaration, the following author(s) and/or an author's immediate family member(s) indicated a financial or other interest that is relevant to the subject matter under consideration in this article. Certain relationships marked with a "U" are those for which no compensation was received; those relationships marked with a "C" were compensated. For a detailed description of the disclosure categories, or for more information about ASCO's conflict of interest policy, please refer to the Author Disclosure Declaration and the Disclosures of Potential Conflicts of Interest section in Information for Contributors. Authors marked with an asterisk (*) are participants in ASCO's Disclosure Management System Pilot; their disclosure is not limited to subject matter under consideration in this article and includes payments to themselves, an immediate family member (I), and/or their institutions (INST). For information on the pilot program, or to provide feedback, please visit the ASCO Web site .
Employment or Leadership Position: None Consultant or Advisory Role: Alok Khorana, Daiichi Sankyo (C), Johnson & Johnson (C), Eisai (C), sanofi-aventis (C), LEO Pharma (C), Bristol-Myers Squibb (C), Genentech (C), Eli Lilly (C); Agnes Lee, Bristol-Myers Squibb (C); Charles W. Francis, Eisai (C); Ajay K. Kakkar, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals (C), Boehringer Ingelheim (C), Eisai (C), GlaxoSmithKline (C), Pfizer (C), sanofi-aventis (C); Howard A. Liebman, Eisai (C), GlaxoSmithKline (C), Johnson & Johnson (C), sanofi-aventis (C) Stock Ownership: None Honoraria: Alok Khorana, Eli Lilly, sanofi-aventis, Daiichi Sankyo, Johnson & Johnson, Eisai, LEO Pharma, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech; Agnes Lee, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim, LEO Pharma, Pfizer, sanofi-aventis; Juan Ignacio Arcelus, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, sanofi-aventis Research Funding: *Gary H. Lyman, Amgen; Alok Khorana, LEO Pharma, sanofi-aventis; Agnes Lee, LEO Pharma; Charles W. Francis, Eisai; Ajay K. Kakkar, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eisai, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, sanofi-aventis Expert Testimony: None Other Remuneration: None
This is the current release of the guideline.
This guideline updates a previous version: Lyman GH, Khorana AA, Falanga A, Clarke-Pearson D, Flowers C, Jahanzeb M, Kakkar A, Kuderer NM, Levine MN, Liebman H, Mendelson D, Raskob G, Somerfield MR, Thodiyil P, Trent D, Francis CW. American Society of Clinical Oncology guideline: recommendations for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and treatment in patients with cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Dec 1;25(34):5490-505. [146 references]
Availability of Companion Documents
The following is available:
- Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and treatment in patients with Cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline update. Patient handout. 2013. 2 p. Electronic copies: Available in Portable Document Format (PDF) from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Web site .
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This NGC summary was completed by ECRI Institute on February 19, 2008. The information was verified by the guideline developer on February 20, 2008. This summary was updated by ECRI Institute on March 14, 2008 following the updated FDA advisory on heparin sodium injection. This summary was updated by ECRI Institute on December 26, 2008 following the FDA advisory on Innohep (tinzaparin). This summary was updated by ECRI Institute on July 27, 2010 following the FDA drug safety communication on Heparin. This summary was updated by ECRI Institute on June 24, 2013. This summary was updated by ECRI Institute on March 10, 2014 following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory on Low Molecular Weight Heparins.
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