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Is leukemia hereditary
My mother's side has a family history of leukemia. I am wondering if it is hereditary, are there any precautions I can take
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Most cases of leukemia are not believed to be hereditary, but certain genetic mutations and conditions can be passed along to offspring that increase the chances of developing leukemia. Avoid exposure to radiation , benzene, cigarette smoke to reduce risk of leukemia
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