A member asked:

Would wbc be high if tumor?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum answered

Specializes in Radiation Oncology

Not necessarilly: Leukemia: yes. For a sarcoma, probably not. It varies a lot based on tumor type, concomittant infections, etc. A super high WBC is suspicous for malignancy (leukemia) and usually needs a formal workup.

Answered 6/10/2014

4.9k views

Thank

Related Questions

A member asked:

Is a WBC of 15.5 high?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

A member asked:

High WBC for 8 months now, what could it be?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

A member asked:

Are WBC high or low in leukimia?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

A member asked:

Best medication for mumps with high wbc?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question