Low Platelets

Find out what causes low platelets and how to manage treatment for low platelets. Plus: Get answers to frequently asked questions about low platelets--or ask your own question.

Why chemotherapy, radiation, and some cancers lower platelet counts, and how a low platelet count might affect treatment.

During breast cancer treatment, be alert for the dangers of uncontrolled bleeding caused by a low blood platelet count (thrombocytopenia).

Low platelets or thrombocytopenia is a common side effect of chemotherapy or radiation. Learn how to effectively manage low platelet treatment.

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