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Posted by: Josh | 2003/01/20

Leukemia

I would like to know if there is a risk of leukemia or another type of cancer returning to a person who had it at 7 years old and is know 27 yearsWhat do the statistics say?.My other question is this disease herediatry? Can it be passed ones kids

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Josh, statistically speaking, if the cancer returns, it’s a new cancer and not the return of the original. Although cancer tends to run in families, leukaemia has not been proven to hereditary as far as I know. Good luck.

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