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RBC Anemia or Polycythemia in Renal Cell Carcinoma!

Anemia or polycythemia due to increased EPO production (paraneoplastic), which one is seen in renal cancer!

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Anemia is more common, and is due to chronic disease.
A small number could have erythrocytosis because of Excess EPO.
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