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Low absolute reticulocyte count. Does it mean I have bone marrow or cancer problems?
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: No
The reticulocyte count is 1 test in evaluation for anemia.
A low count does not mean cancer. It may indicate a marrow problem, but may indicate another problem. Please consult with a hematologist if anemia is the problem.

In brief: No
The reticulocyte count is 1 test in evaluation for anemia.
A low count does not mean cancer. It may indicate a marrow problem, but may indicate another problem. Please consult with a hematologist if anemia is the problem.
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