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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Follow-up: There are different types of chronic leukemia that would be approached differently. What is most important is the trend of the blood counts as well a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not concerned: If these are the only values that are a bit removed from the reference range, i would not be at all concerned, though it might be an alert to mild iro ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Not so fast: Diagnosis of leukemia is not that easy! Get a full check up by a hematologist!
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing in: The lab to suggest leukemia or lyphoma. just curious why did you think of those?
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Bozdech
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: First have labs repeated at least 4 weeks from the original ones with MANUAL differential. Make an appointment with your physician for a history and p ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Leukemia is a....: Possibility, but less likely than an inflammatory/infectious process. Among leukemias, an increased number of circulating "mature" granulocytes is a c ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
High: In cancers a normal cell in tissue mutates and rapidly divides forming a solid mass of identical abnormal cells. Leukemia is a blood cancer where the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Possible: Most patients with a leukemia do not have an obvious exposure history. However both radiation and benzene exposure are leukumogenic. If you had sign ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is quite variable: Leukemia is a Cancer which begins inside the bone marrow. A variable number of cancerous white cells spill out into the blood. So the WBC count can be ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience Pathology
No: You would see ordinarily leukemics to have counts greater than 20, 000.
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