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Oncology (General Cancer)/Total Count in Blood for Lung Cancer Patient


My mother 80 year old suffering from Lung Cancer with metastatic bone now is in hospital.Her Total Count in Blood has reached 30000.High dose antibiotics were applied,but No Improvement.
Whether her infection level has reached Septicimia Stage.Whether Discharge from the hospital can be sought for or death can be waited at hospital itself.We are apprehensive that adequate palliative may not be provided at home.Hospital is interested for release of the patient.

To answer your question with certainty I would need a lot more information of her condition than I have been provided with.  Since I do not have it but her doctors presumably do have it I do suggest that you direct this question directly to them! That would probably also be the quickest, easiest, simplest & surest way for you to obtain this important and vital information. If that way for some - whatever - reason is impossible please give me as much medical information about her as possible! And I will try to answer.

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Claes-Gustaf Nordquist, M.D.


Questions concerning Cancer, Oncology, radiation Therapy, Tumours, Chemotherapy, Cytotoxic Drugs, Hormonal Therapy, Radiation Protection.


I'm a Doctor of Medicine and specialist in Medical Oncology and Radiation Therapy educated & trained in Sweden. Now retired. Background in Radiation Therapy, Medical Oncology, Radiation Protection, Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, Gynecological Oncology, Clinical Pathology, Clinical Cytology,Hematology and Internal Medicine. M.D. from the faculty of medicine, Royal Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Have also been an exchange student at the Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem Israel. Former medical consultant, Swedish National Board of Radiation Protection. Former Police Surgeon and Medical Examiner, Stockholm Police Department. Former Chief Medical Officer, The Royal Guards, The Royal Horse Guards and the Royal Household Brigade, Royal Swedish Army Medical Corps. You can also reach me on: I have no restrictions in the number of questions there. I also answer questions in these other categories: General History, Military History, Brain Tumors, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer

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