A 30-year-old male asked:
If we do hematology test we find blood cancer in this test?
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Medical Oncology 22 years experience
Not necessarily: Blood cancers, also called leukemias, result in high numbers of white blood cells. Acute leukemia can often be found on a routine blood test. However, not all blood cancers can be found this way. A diagnosis of blood cancer usually requires a history and physical exam in addition to blood tests. That's why it's important you see your doctor! there's more to the story than just a test.
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Hematology and Oncology 45 years experience
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Last updated Jul 2, 2020
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