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reply was posted 06/01/2001 08:20 am by robin
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Lillie,

Sorry, I guess my post wasn't very clear! I didn't have a blood transfusion but a transfusion of Infed which is iron. The fecal test was negative but she hasn't said anything about checking the bone marrow. Am I right in assuming this is the invasive test where they actually sample the marrow? I'm guessing that things are not so worrisome that she would recommend that at this point. I am doing well - feeling good despite chemo and still able to work and play. This new problem with the iron stores just makes me wonder if something else is happening. I didn't find much related to iron in the search either.

Thanks for the 'hug.' I am having a tough week - frustrated by my difficulty in finding a new job (in the midst of a chemo schedule) and losing my primary insurance. - robin

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