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Diagnosed with Hurthle cell variant of Papillary Thyroid Cancer, low WBC count. Help?

Hi, I have been diagnosed with Hurthle cell variant of Papillary Thyroid Cancer , surgery is next week to remove gland and parathyroid , question is I am worried about metastisis into bone and other areas as they beleive it has invaded lymph nodes alrready. My WBCs have always been around 8 or 9 but the past month, are now 4.0.
Asked On : Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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Papillary thyroid cancer, usually spreads to lymph node and it is very unlikely for a papillary cancer to spread to bone. If you are worried about bone metastasis a bone biopsy or a whole body iodine scan can help.Even if there has been a metastasis, you would require radioactive iodine treatment after surgery and nothing much to be worried.
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