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Chemotherapy blood (hematologic) effects

Chemotherapy can have an adverse effect on the blood. Monitoring and maintaining healthy blood counts is vital so you can remain in treatment. 

Learn about blood counts 

Guide to blood counts (Oncolink) 

Blood counts (American Cancer Society)

Low blood counts (Chemocare)

Anemia (low red blood cell count) 

Anemia in people with cancer (American Cancer Society) 

Anemia (ASCO's Cancer.net

Anemia causes and treatments (Cancer Supportive Survivorship Care)


Neutropenia (low white blood cell count)

Low white blood cell count (Oncolink)

Neutropenia (ASCO's Cancer.net)

Neutropenia information center (CancerConnect)


Thrombocytopenia (low blood platelets)

Thrombocytopenia (ASCO's Cancer.net)

Low platelet count (thrombocytopenia) (Oncolink)

Thrombocytopenia (low platelets) (CancerConnect)


Blood clots

Blood clots and chemotherapy (Chemocare)

Blood clot FAQs - Cancer and blood clots (National Blood Clot Alliance)

About DVT (Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis)

Dangers of DVT (CURE Magazine)

 

See also:
Palliative care