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Leukemia, also spelled leukaemia, is a group of cancers that usually begin in the bone marrow .... human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV-1) causes adult T-cell leukemia. Some people have a genetic predis...

What causes leukemia? Is leukemia hereditary? - MedicineNet

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Feb 3, 2016 ... What are leukemia risk factors? ... Most cases of leukemia are not believed to be hereditary, but certain genetic mutations and conditions can ...

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.

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 ...

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 Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Hereditary? | Oncolink - Cancer ...

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Nov 1, 2001 ... There is no evidence that Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) is hereditary. Although there is an abnormal gene caused by the presence of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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May 24, 2016 ... So, what really is bothering me, beside the death of my close relative, is question- is acute leukemia hereditary? My grandfather died from ...

Researchers Uncover Genetic Cause of Childhood Leukemia ...

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Sep 8, 2013 ... For the first time, a genetic link specific to risk of childhood leukemia has been identified, according to a team of researchers from Memorial ...

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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 ...

Acute Myeloid Leukemia Screening and Prevention | Texas Oncology

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Familial AML is a rare type of inherited leukemia which is transmitted by a non- sex chromosome in a dominant fashion. Certain genetic conditions can increase  ...