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Leukemia - Wikipedia

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Some people have a genetic predisposition towards developing leukemia. This predisposition is demonstrated by family ...

What causes leukemia? Is leukemia hereditary? - MedicineNet

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Feb 3, 2016 ... The exact cause of leukemia is not known, but it is thought to involve a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Leukemia cells have ...

What are the risk factors for childhood leukemia?

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Feb 3, 2016 ... While some genetic factors increase the risk of childhood leukemia, most leukemias are not linked to any known genetic causes.

Leukemia Causes - Mayo Clinic

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Leukemia — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, risk factors, ... It seems to develop from a combination of genetic and environmental factors.

Acute Myeloid Leukemia Screening and Prevention | Texas Oncology

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At this time, we do not know what causes acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in the ... The chance of an individual developing cancer depends on both genetic and ...

Is Leukemia hereditary disease? | Blood & Blood Vessel (Vascular ...

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So, what really is bothering me, beside the death of my close relative, is question- is acute leukemia hereditary? My grandfather died from leukemia and I can't ...

Childhood leukemia can be inherited, gene study shows - Medical ...

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Sep 4, 2013 ... Scientists say they have discovered two genetic variants, which show that both susceptibility and survival of childhood leukemia can be ...

Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) risks and causes | Cancer ...

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Mar 26, 2015 ... We don't know exactly what causes chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL). ... We know that there is some kind of inherited genetic change in ...

Is leukemia hereditary? | Reference.com

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An individual's likelihood of getting acute lymphocytic leukemia is not increased by having a family member who has the disease, according to Cancer.org.

Leukemia Risk Factors: Gender, Age, others | CTCA

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Read about leukemia risk factors. Although the causes of leukemia are unknown, age, smoking and some genetic diseases are considered risk factors for ...

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What are the risk factors for acute lymphocytic leukemia?

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Feb 18, 2016 ... Do we know what causes acute lymphocytic leukemia? ... But there are some inherited syndromes with genetic changes that seem to raise the ...

Leukemia Risk factors - Mayo Clinic

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Genetic abnormalities seem to play a role in the development of leukemia. Certain genetic disorders, such as Down syndrome, are associated with an increased ...

General Leukemia Questions | National CML Society

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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia is a genetic disease, but not a hereditary disease. The majority of leukemia patients have no family history of the disease and there is ...