ANC = absolute neutrophil count
. On my one report it is listed as GRAN
The absolute neutrophil /granulocytes count
(ANC, GRAN or GR#) is important as it is a factor of the WBC that fights infection. As I mentioned earlier, I receive neupogen 2x per week due to low
ANC level, but I don't feel better after the shot.
Hemoglobin (Hgb) is important as a low
level indicates anemia and contributes to a feeling of fatigue. The red blood cells carry oxygen, so a low