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My mum is diagnoised with ovarian cancer. Will surgery be done if the WBC count in blood is as low as 1000 ?

my mum is diagnoised with ovarian cancer , she has gone through 2 chemos and after the 3rd one a surgery is planned. will surgery be doen if teh WBC count in blood is as low as 1000 ?
Asked On : Mon, 8 Nov 2010
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your mother WBC count is too low to under go surgery as low WBC count may leads to many oppotunistic infection after surgery which may be life threatening and difficult to treat. decrease in WBC count is due to chemotheraphy and count will improve as chemotheraphy is stoped wait for some days for improvment in WBC count before surgery
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