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I have giant red blood cells they said marcotosis without anemia and now she wants to do bonemarrow biopsy she didn't say what kind of camcer she is l?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Probably they will: not know the cause of macrocytosis and will find out after biopsy.
Dr. Hernani Cualing
Pathology 30 years experience
Not cancer: Hope you feel fine and not to worry. I suppose your doc or a person in the lab told you your CBC and blood have large red cells or macrocytes. If you do not have anemia, and there is No obvious nutritional ,drug,metabolic, chemical Cause, your doctor wanted to see if there is some reason coming from your blood factory, your bone marrow. Ask your doctor for more explanations Say your concerns.

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Last updated May 23, 2015

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