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Blood Test Abnormalities



In some instances, cancer treatments may cause blood test abnormalities. Below is a list of common abnormalities:

Abnormality High Level Low Level
Electrolyte Imbalance
Hyperamylasemia Amylase
Hypercalcemia Calcium
Hyperchloremia Chloride
Hyperglycemia Sugar
Hyperkalemia Potassium
Hyperlipasemia Lipase
Hypermagnesemia Magnesium
Hypernatremia Sodium
Hyperphosphatemia Phosphorus
Hypertriglyceridemia Triglycerides
Hyperuricemia Uric Acid
Hypoalbuminemia
Albumin
Hypocalcemia
Calcium
Hypochloremia
Chloride
Hypoglycemia
Sugar
Hypokalemia
Potassium
Hypomagnesemia
Magnesium
Hyponatremia
Sodium
Hypophosphatemia
Phosphorus
Iron Deficiency Anemia
Iron
Thyroid Hormone Levels


Note:  We strongly encourage you to talk with your health care professional about your specific medical condition and treatments. The information contained in this website is meant to be helpful and educational, but is not a substitute for medical advice.