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MOST-CA (Mechanisms Of ischemic STroke in CAncer patients)

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Principle Investigator: 
Babak Navi, MD
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212-746-6757

NIH-funded, multicenter, prospective, cross-sectional study examining the unique mechanisms of ischemic stroke in cancer patients through cutting-edge hematological and cerebrovascular ultrasound biomarkers. Three groups of patients will be enrolled. Group 1 will be patients with active solid tumor cancer and acute ischemic stroke. Group 2 will be patients with acute ischemic stroke and no cancer. Group 3 will include patients with active solid tumor cancer and no stroke. Patients in Groups 2 and 3 will be matched individually to patients in Group 1 and will serve as controls. 

Weill Cornell Medicine Neurology 520 East 70th Street (at York Avenue) Starr Pavilion 607 New York, NY 10021 Phone: (212) 746-2596