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1/14/2018My cbc report went from being labeled Negative to positive morph. What does this mean? I received a blood transfusion after my 2nd taxol treatment because my hemoglobin was at 7.9. I'm on a weekly taxol plan with 10 more scheduled. I've already completed 3 AC treatments. Prior to tnbc dx I never had any health issues. I'm a runner and I nursed for 42 months, no genetic links and weighed 112 lbs at 5'5. Never smoked. I'm a 51 year old white female. I don't fit any risk factors for tnbc. My parents are both in their 80's. I want to survive this so badly, but now I'm scared.
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1/15/2018unclear what is meant by neg to positive for CBC, unless there is a concern about infection. that said, you got blood because your hemaglobin was so low. time to eat red meet, cooked liver if you can handle it, and other foods rich in iron.

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