|Awarded On||August 21, 2019|
|Title||Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members|
|Award Mechanism||Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members|
|Institution/Organization||Baylor College of Medicine|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Ang Li|
|Cancer Sites||All Sites|
|Summary of Goals and Objectives||
Cancer-associated thrombosis is the second leading cause of death in ambulatory patients with cancer. It is associated with significant morbidity and mortality and it is a preventable complication for anti-cancer therapy. Recent studies have focused on thrombotic risk-stratification using clinical prediction tools and pharmacologic prevention using low-dose direct oral anticoagulants. The overall clinical and cost-effectiveness associated with such strategies have not been evaluated in the general populations. The major objective for the current proposal is to examine the impact of low-dose anticoagulant prophylaxis strategy on provider implementation and patient outcomes in the local commun...