Chemotherapy and radiation therapy may cause low blood cell count, Mayo Clinic states. Cancer may also be a direct cause of low blood cell count if the patient has blood and bone marrow cancer or cancer of another type t... More »

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Certain types of cancers result in an increase in white blood cells, or WBCs, while other types of cancers result in an increase. The five main types of WBCs include neutrophils, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils and b... More »

A high white blood cell count is associated with cancers of the blood-forming tissues, such as acute lymphocytic leukemia, acute myelogenous leukemia and chronic myelogenous leukemia, explains Mayo Clinic. Caused by an o... More »

The relationship between low blood cell counts and cancer can be a result of cancer treatment such as chemotherapy or radiation, according to Mayo Clinic. However, types of cancer such as blood or bone marrow cancers, al... More »

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Both chemotherapy and radiation therapy are known to cause a low blood platelet count, according to Mayo Clinic. However, low platelet counts caused by these treatment options are usually temporary, Cancer.Net states. More »

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The normal blood platelet count for a patient undergoing cancer treatment ranges from 150,000 to 450,000, according to Mayo Clinic. Doctors consider a blood platelet count of under 20,000 concerning, Blood platelets assi... More »

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Chemotherapy can cause a wide range of side affects that are long-term or permanent such as early menopause, osteoporosis, cataracts, nerve damage and reduced lung capacity, states Mayo Clinic. Other possible long-term s... More »

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