Routine Blood Test Lead to CLL Diagnosis

In 2013, I had a routine blood test, for cholesterol screening. My WBC was slightly elevated, so I was re-tested. I was subsequently diagnosed with CLL and have been seeing my oncologist every 3 months, for watch and wait for symptoms.

My WBC got as high as 97, 500, in 2016. I was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2017 and had a radical Prostecomy. Since the surgery, my WBC has dropped steadily to my last blood test, when my WBC was 39, 000.

I am a 70-year-old male and the only thing I take for my condition, is green tea extract capsules, twice a day. My doctor says it may help me but certainly will not cause any harm. Other than that, there is no explanation, why my WBC is dropping.

Has anyone else had a similar experience?

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