Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: hunnybear | 2007/04/02

Q.

leukaemia question pls

Hi there, I'd like to know please if leukaemia [sp?] is a hereditory disease....ie....if my hubby's uncle had it...what are the chances of someone else in the family getting it??? and what are the symptoms if any??
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Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Leukaemia is not a hereditary condtion. The symptoms are listlessness and extreme lethargy.Read up more on Google about leukaemia. If you are worried about this diagnosis a simple blood test will set your mind at rest.

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