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Cancer and its treatments can cause your white blood cell count to drop. This means your immune system is weakened. And when this happens, you are more likely to get an infection. Taking special care with food handling can help you avoid infections.
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Adaptation Date: 11/1/2022
Adapted By: Alberta Health Services
Adaptation Reviewed By: Alberta Health Services
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