7 doctors weighed in:

Can a complete blood count (cbc) determine leukemia?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes it can very very high count much above normal values and values with infection can suggest leukemia.

In brief: Yes

Yes it can very very high count much above normal values and values with infection can suggest leukemia.
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
Thank
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

A complete blood count is the first test that would be done to evaluate for the possibility of leukemia.

In brief: Yes

A complete blood count is the first test that would be done to evaluate for the possibility of leukemia.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
17 years in practice
497K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors