Stroke May Signal Undetected Cancer

February 12, 2015 3:10 PM

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Exploring a higher rate of cancer in people who survive a stroke, a Minnesota research team recommends screening these stroke patients for cancer.

“Subclinical cancer can manifest as a thrombo-embolic event,” Adnan Qureshi MD, professor of neurology, neurosurgery, and radiology at the Zeenat Qureshi Stroke Institutes and Centracare Health, St. Cloud, Minn. said, discussing his study today at the American Heart Association/American Stroke Assoc...

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