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Letters Incidental lymphocytosis

Cancer targets not as rational as testing

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 15 July 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b2815
  1. Edward Fitzsimons, consultant haematologist1,
  2. Heather Wotherspoon, network manager2
  1. 1Western Infirmary, Glasgow G11 6NT
  2. 2West of Scotland Blood Cancer Managed Clinical Network, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G4 0SF
  1. edward.fitzsimons{at}

    Grove and colleagues advise general practitioners how to manage asymptomatic patients with incidental lymphocytosis and ultimately chronic lymphatic leukaemia, recommending repeat blood counts at 2-4 weeks and 3 months and then referral to a haematology clinic.1 …

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