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My sister's child undergone a blood test and it was found mild leukocytosis with increased number of band cells. What this means ..Is this a cancer.?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Unlikely

That interpretation suggests only a mild infection.
Leukemia would be more likely with a significant decrease in many blood elements (platelets, red cells, etc.) and unusual forms of white cells called blasts.

In brief: Unlikely

That interpretation suggests only a mild infection.
Leukemia would be more likely with a significant decrease in many blood elements (platelets, red cells, etc.) and unusual forms of white cells called blasts.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. William A Biermann
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Hard to say

Normally an elevated WBC with increased bands is caused by infection.
Without further information it is hard to say. What you describe is not typical for a leukemia. Your sister's physician should be able to interpret the results of this test for her.

In brief: Hard to say

Normally an elevated WBC with increased bands is caused by infection.
Without further information it is hard to say. What you describe is not typical for a leukemia. Your sister's physician should be able to interpret the results of this test for her.
Dr. William A Biermann
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