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What Is the Normal Range for a Red Blood Cell Count?
Dec 23, 2014 ... A red blood cell (RBC) count is an important test that can help your physician find out what's going on with your blood cells.
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Red Blood Cells - Biology - About.com
Red blood cells are blood components that transport oxygen throughout the body . Also called erythrocytes, these cells contain hundreds of millions of ...
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What are RBC's - Lung Cancer - About.com
Jan 6, 2015 ... A red blood cell count is usually done as part of a complete blood count (CBC), that also tests the number of white blood cells (WBC's) and ...
http://lungcancer.about.com/od/glossary/g/redbloodcells.htm
Osmotic Pressure and Blood Cells - Chemistry - About.com
The effect of osmotic pressure on red blood cells in shown. From left to right, the effect is depicted of a hypertonic, isotonic and isotonic solution on red blood ...
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Your CBC - Red Blood Cells and Platelets Are Affected by ...
... during treatment for breast cancer. A CBC will reveal such conditions as anemia, low levels of red blood cells, or thrombocytopenia, or low levels of platelets.
http://breastcancer.about.com/od/lifeduringtreatment/ss/cbc_understand_3.htm
What Your Red Blood Cell Count Means Video
Red blood cells play an imperative roll in your body's health--so having a healthy red blood cell count is important. Learn what your red blood cell count means ...
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EPO (Erythropoietin) and Blood Doping in Sports - Sports Medicine
Dec 16, 2014 ... The use of erythropoietin (EPO) is one recent way athletes have tried to artificially boost their red blood cell count and athletic performance, ...
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Anemia - What Is Anemia - Rare Diseases - About.com
Dec 30, 2014 ... Blood contains red cells, white cells, and platelets. The red blood cells (RBCs) carry oxygen throughout the body. Men have about 5.2 million ...
http://rarediseases.about.com/od/medicalterms/g/anemia.htm
Chemotherapy Induced Anemia - Symptoms and Treatment
Anemia (also known as "low blood" or "iron poor blood") is defined as a decrease in the number of red blood cells (RBCs) or hemoglobin, resulting in a ...
http://lungcancer.about.com/od/treatmentoflungcancer/a/chemoanemia.htm
What Is A Complete Blood Cell Count?
Jun 16, 2014 ... red blood cell counts, white blood cell differential, hemoglobin, hematocrit, mean corpuscular volume, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, mean ...
http://ibdcrohns.about.com/od/diagnostictesting/p/testcbc.htm
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