Mechanisms of Ischemic Stroke in Cancer Patients "MOST-CA"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study is to better understand the causes of stroke in people with cancer. Active cancer increases the risk of stroke. The investigators do not know exactly why this occurs but one possible reason is that people with cancer may have thicker blood than people without cancer. Thick blood can sometimes cause blood clots to form in the heart, which can then travel to the brain and cause stroke....

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 12 January 2018.

1 Nov 2015 11 Nov 2015 1 Mar 2020 1 Mar 2020 1 Jan 2018 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Non-Probability Sample


  • Babak Navi, MD, MS