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Wouldn't lymphoma cause an increase in basophils, monocytes, and possibly eosphils in cbc? If these were all norm on CBC could someone still have it?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Normal CBC does not rule out lymphoma.

In brief: Yes

Normal CBC does not rule out lymphoma.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
The CBC is USUALLY normal in lymphoma. If it's abnormal, usually it's an anemia.
Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: CBC may be normal

The complete blood count (CBC) and differential does not prove or disprove lymphoma.

In brief: CBC may be normal

The complete blood count (CBC) and differential does not prove or disprove lymphoma.
Dr. Michael Thompson
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

There are many kinds of lymphoma; some of them can be present (especially very early or very late) in the presence of a normal or near-normal cbc.

In brief: Depends

There are many kinds of lymphoma; some of them can be present (especially very early or very late) in the presence of a normal or near-normal cbc.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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