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9/11/2014I was diagnosed with low oncotype low risk 1.2 cm tumor grade 2.... I was told how low risk and how i didnt need chemo. Then one blood test from 9 months ago had low platelets... Yesterday platelets were 160 normal. But then tested imoglobulin m yesterday and that came up high. I am terrified now they r going to tell me i need a bone marrow biopsy or something. I feel like they are putting me through all of this unbelievable stress when i spent months previous basically being scoffed at because i was so low risk and no one was even giving me the time of day. I just want to return to my life. I feel i am fine and feel they are causing me so much uneeded anxiety and stress... I just dont know anymore about the care i am recieving here at the "top" cancer center. I feel now after 9 months if the bc had gone to my bone marrow, it would be getting worse... It would be showing a drop in my platelets and not a consistent increase. Am i wrong to think this?
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9/11/2014Perhaps seek a second opinion with a breast medical oncologist at an academic medical breast center, as well as with a hematologist. There seems to be 'something' that your Dr's are following you for (not thinking cancer?). Sorry you are going through all this.

Please also ask for a formal discussion with your current doctor to explain every thing to you thats going on now, so that you understand what and why it is happening. Best wishes

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