https://www.lls.org/myeloproliferative-neoplasms/essential-thrombocythemia/diagnosis

Several conditions can cause an increase in platelets (known as "reactive ... disease; Iron-deficiency anemia; An undetected cancer; Prior removal of the spleen (splenectomy) ... In patients with ET, the platelet count is higher than normal.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thrombocytosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20378315

Sep 13, 2018 ... Thrombocytosis can cause clotting or bleeding problems. ... thrombocytosis in a routine blood test result that shows a high platelet level. ... Acute bleeding and blood loss; Cancer; Infections; Iron deficiency; Removal of your ...

https://www.leukaemia.org.au/disease-information/myeloproliferative-disorders/types-of-mpn/essential-thrombocythaemia/

ET is a type of MPN, in which too many platelets are produced in the bone marrow. ... Beating Blood Cancers .... However, excess numbers of platelets can lead to abnormal blood clotting which can ... There are a number of conditions that can cause a rise in the number of platelets in the circulating blood ( thrombocytosis).

https://www.pharmaceutical-journal.com/news-and-analysis/news/patients-with-high-platelet-counts-should-be-tested-for-cancer/20202865.article

May 26, 2017 ... The incidence of cancer rose with age and with a higher platelet count; at least a ... had no other symptoms which would indicate malignancy.

https://www.cancertherapyadvisor.com/home/decision-support-in-medicine/hematology/thrombocytosis-2/

In most individuals with thrombocytosis, treatment can await, if treatment is ... By definition, the platelet count is elevated in everyone with thrombocytosis, but the ...

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/thrombocythemia-and-thrombocytosis

... high platelet counts also have cancer—mostly lung, gastrointestinal, breast, ovarian, and ... Other conditions or factors that can cause a high platelet count are:.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170523083245.htm

May 23, 2017 ... Having a high blood platelet count is a strong predictor of cancer and should ... lung or colorectal cancer had no other symptoms that would indicate to their ... thrombocytosis, to increase early diagnosis which can save lives.

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/13350-thrombocytosis

Learn about thrombocytosis and high platelet count from the Cleveland Clinic, including ... Anemia due to iron deficiency; Cancer; Inflammation or infection; Surgery, ... Primary thrombocytosis, or essential thrombocythemia, can cause serious ...

https://labtestsonline.org/tests/platelet-count

Apr 20, 2015 ... The platelet count as part of a CBC totals the number of platelets in your blood to help screen or diagnose excessive bleeding or clotting conditions. ... What does the test result mean? ... cancer that has spread (metastasized) to the bone marrow—people with cancers often experience excessive bleeding ...

https://www.verywellhealth.com/things-that-elevate-your-platelet-count-401336

With these conditions, the excessive numbers of platelets cause the blood to be ... Thrombocytosis can be a secondary effect of some malignancies (cancer).