Table 4

COMPASS-CAT: a risk assessment model for cancer-related VTE in breast, colorectal, lung and ovarian cancer32

Patient characteristicScore
Cancer-related risk factors
 Antihormonal therapy or anthracycline6
 Time since cancer diagnosis ≤6 months4
 Advanced stage of cancer2
Predisposing risk factors
 Cardiovascular risk factors (at least 2 of the following predictors: a personal history of peripheral artery disease, ischaemic stroke, coronary artery disease, hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, diabetes, obesity)5
 Recent hospitalisation for acute medical illness5
 Personal history of VTE1
 Platelet count ≥350×109/L2
  • CVC, central venous catheter; VTE, venous thromboembolism.