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How to increase wbc count in colon cancer patients?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Why?: High WBC suggests infection or inflammation and is not desirable. If WBC low due to chemo/radiation, then hold treatments and time usually allows marrow to produce .
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Neulasta (pegfilgrastim): Neulasta (pegfilgrastim) is sometimes used to increased low WBC due to chemotherapy. Oncologist will determine if it's needed.

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