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  • Thanks, Ira, for your comments.  Perhaps I should have been a bit clearer.  I have been referred to a doctor in an oncology clinic and whose specialty is hematology/oncology.  This doctor has a great reputation as a hematologist..  I look forward to getting ...

  • Hi All, I wanted to give you an update. Marilyn, thank you so much for asking. Sorry for the delayed response. It has been a terrifying roller coaster...it won't stop...and I cannot get off. I'll start by saying, at this very moment, my mom is in ...

  • Hubert, I have never had angina and haven't had anemia since I was a small child, but are you sure your doctor referred you to an oncologist and not a hematologist?  Oncologists diagnose and treat cancer.  Hematologists treat blood disorders.  You might ...

  • I have had long-term angina which has worsened within the last few months. Had a heart cath yesterday and it showed no blockages. My blood tests show I have developed anemia within the last several months. My cardiologist said the anemia could cause ...

  • Anne, I do not believe it was "weird".  I believe you were there, right when you needed to be! ------------------------------ Cindy Novak Behavioral Health Asst Advocate Healthcare Downers Grove IL ------------------------------