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Is it possible for someone to have stage 4 lymphoma but have completely normal cbc/cmp?

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Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Yes

U can have, but typically indolent lymphomas.

In brief: Yes

U can have, but typically indolent lymphomas.
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Dr. Binu Nair
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology
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In brief: Yes

With advanced disease it is common to have some degree of anemia.
The cmp routinely does not include an ldh, which is often elevated in nhl. So one could have all normal screening labs.

In brief: Yes

With advanced disease it is common to have some degree of anemia.
The cmp routinely does not include an ldh, which is often elevated in nhl. So one could have all normal screening labs.
Dr. Michael Dugan
Dr. Michael Dugan
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