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Hematologic disorders associated with cancer: II. White blood cell disorders

  • Jo-Anne M. Bessette
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Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 30)

Abstract

White blood cell disorders that occur in patients with cancer include both quantitative and qualitative abnormalities. Many of the abnormalities of the white blood cell compartment are relatively benign and do not require treatment. These disturbances frequently are poorly understood in terms of etiology, sometimes waxing and waning with the disease process itself. The various interactions between the cancer and the white blood cell compartment remain to be elucidated.

Keywords

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Colony Stimulate Factor Large Cell Carcinoma Absolute Monocyte Count Bone Marrow Reserve 
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