Fact Sheets About Blood Clots

Basic Information

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Blood Clots: A Serious but Preventable Medical Condition  pdf icon[PDF – 1,018 KB]

Anyone can be at risk for blood clots. Learn how protect yourself.


Healthcare and Blood Clots


Stop the Clot, Spread the Word® Campaign Materials

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Risk Factors for Blood Clots with Cancer
If you have been diagnosed with cancer, it is important to understand your risk for blood clots.

Signs and Symptoms of Blood Clots with Cancer
If you have cancer or are being treated for cancer, it is important to know the signs and symptoms of blood clots.

Blood Clot Risk Checklist for Cancer Patients
Share this information with your cancer doctor or healthcare team.

Pregnancy and the Risk for Blood Clots
Pregnancy and childbirth can increase the risk for blood clots. A woman is at increased risk up to 3 months after her baby is born. Learn more.

Blood Clot Risk Checklist for Pregnant Women
Determine your risk when pregnant or in the 3 months just after delivery. Share this information with your doctor or healthcare provider.

Blood Clot Prevention Checklist for Pregnant Women
Expecting or recently had a baby? Don’t let a blood clot spoil your joy. Discuss this checklist with your doctor.

Prevention Plan Checklist pdf icon[PDF – 467 KB]
Did you know that a hospitalization, surgery, or other healthcare treatment increases your risk for a blood clot? Learn what steps you can take to protect yourself.

Hospitalization Risks pdf icon[PDF – 682 KB]
Learn more about hospitalization and the increased risk for blood clots.

Checklist for Risk Factors pdf icon[PDF – 447 KB]
Learn more about common risks for blood clots.

Stop the Clot, Spread the Word™ Campaign Infographic pdf icon[PDF – 317 KB]