My blood test shows platelets and monocytes above the normal range. Is this a sign of cancer?
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There are two types of thrombocytosis, primary and secondary. Primary thrombocytosis is a disease in which abnormal cells in the bone marrow cause an increase in platelets.
Secondary thrombocytosis is due to another condition the patient may be suffering from,
Increase of monocytes indicates there is a chronic infection, an autoimmune or blood disorder, cancer, or other medical conditions.
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