Agnes Lee

Contact Information
Vancouver General Hospital
Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre
10th Fl, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5Z 1M9
Tel 1-604-875-4952
Fax 1-604-875-4763

Current Positions

  • Associate Professor, Division of Hematology, Medicine
  • Director, Thrombosis Program, Vancouver General Hospital

Research Interests

  • Cancer associated thrombosis
  • Evaluation of diagnostic testing in pregnant women with suspected thrombosis
  • Novel anticoagulants
  • Clinical trials methodology


  1. Kamphuisen PW, Lee AY. Catheter-related thrombosis: lifeline or a pain in the neck? Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2012;2012:638-44.
  2. Elit LM, Lee AY, Parpia S, Swystun LL, Liaw PC, Hoskins P, Julian DH, Julian JA, Levine MN. Dalteparin Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH) in ovarian cancer: A phase II randomized study. Thromb Res. 2012 Dec;130(6):894-900.
  3. Parpia S, Julian JA, Thabane L, Lee AY, Rickles FR, Levine MN. Competing events in patients with malignant disease who are at risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism. Contemp Clin Trials. 2011 Nov;32(6):829-33.
  4. Carrier M, Le Gal G, Tay J, Wu C, Lee AY. Rates of Venous Thromboembolism in Multiple Myeloma Patients Undergoing Immunomodulatory Therapy with Thalidomide or Lenalidomide: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Thromb Haemost. 2011 Apr;9(4):653-63.
  5. Rosovsky R, Lee AY. Evidence-based mini-review: should all patients with idiopathic venous thromboembolic events be screened extensively for occult malignancy? Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2010;2010:150-2.
  6. Lee AY. Thrombosis in cancer: an update on prevention, treatment, and survival benefits of anticoagulants. Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2010;2010:144-9.
  7. Lee AY. En route to personalized prophylaxis. Blood. 2010 Dec 9;116(24):5085-6.
  8. Lee AY. The roles of anticoagulants in patients with cancer. Thromb Res. 2010 Apr;125 Suppl 2:S8-11.
  9. Wu C, Lee AY. Malignancy and venous thrombosis in the critical care patient. Crit Care Med. 2010 Feb;38(2 Suppl):S64-70.
  10. Lee AY. Anticoagulation in the treatment of established venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Oct 10;27(29):4895-901.


  • Medicine, University of British Columbia
  • Internal Medicine, University of British Columbia
  • Hematology, McMaster University
  • Master, Health Research Methology, McMaster University