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On maintenance treatment for AML, had CBC done prior to 6-TG and cytarabine medication. Results showed low segmentors and high lymphocytes. What does this mean?

hello. I m on my maintenance treatment for AML . I just had my CBC today for monthly check-up prior to my 6-TG and Cytarabine medication for this week. My CBC result shows normal figures except for my Segmentors which is low at 36% (normal range: 50-70%) and Lymphocytes count which is high at 52% (normal range: 18-42%). What does this mean? and can I do something to contribute to normalize my cbc but still have successful maintenance treatment?
Asked On : Thu, 26 Jul 2012
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Hellol and thanks for posting your query on HCM
You are on maintainence therapy for AML.
AML is proliferation of progenitor cells of segmentor series.
A decrease in segmentors is due to therapy which is acting on these cells.
However, I need to know your TLC.

Thanks and I hope you get back to me
Take care
Answered: Sun, 26 Aug 2012
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