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  1. Singh, Ashley MSN, RN
  2. Foster, Megan CRNP
  3. Chapman, Pamela PhD, CCRN, RN
  4. Hattab, Yousef MD
  5. Alhassan, Sulaiman MD
  6. Bajwa, Omar MD


Venous thromboembolism is a condition that includes both deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Venous thromboembolism disease can result because of a combination of risk factors, including patient-related, treatment-related, and, more specifically, cancer-related factors. It is not disease-specific or a population-specific disorder, but it is more prevalent in certain specialty populations. This article will cover those specialty populations including cancer, pregnancy, and athletes.