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Jun 11, 2008
... Yes, leukemia is hereditary; however, just because something is hereditary doesn't mean that other people are going to get it; the odds are just increased. Numerous different cancers are hereditary in my family; I've had cancer three times now and am in the process of finding out if I have it again and I have an older brother and a younger sister and neither of them have any... (2 replies)
... There IS a possibility of a genetic factor: though how strong it is, I don't know. My daughter had a son with a man who fathered another son previously who developed ALL Leukemia: like my daughter's son did also. I find it very odd that two half brothers should both come down with ALL Leukemia...but maybe it is a coinsidence...Debbie (6 replies)
... I don't think there is much of a link to hereditary causes, but there are links to outside agents causing leukemia. ... (6 replies)

Aug 9, 2006
... They are really routine blood tests. Leukemia is not as of today considered hereditary. We have an uncle on one side that had it but thats it. It was like 20 years ago. Try not to be so worried if possible. ... (7 replies)
... ALL , i am worried if this would be hereditary ? ... (6 replies)
Aug 9, 2006
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Aug 9, 2006
... my son had Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia. I have studied any info I could find. Some info says that There can be a hereditary factor, some say no. ... (7 replies)
Jul 28, 2006
... Is Leukemia Hereditary? ... (7 replies)
... My Father In Law Died From Leukemia When He Was 42, When My Husband Was Just 14. I Have Heard That It Isn't Hereditary, But I Am Not Sure. ... (1 replies)
Jun 20, 2008
... Coincident concentration of leukemia in a family is more likely caused by an exposure risk common to all of the family members. ... (2 replies)
Aug 11, 2006
... Although the exact cause of acute lymphocytic leukemia is not known, a variety of risk factors, including environmental influences are being researched. ... (7 replies)
Jun 6, 2008
... I was wondering if leukemia is hereditary. ... (2 replies)
... I dont buy this. I have seen too many cases of ALL running in families, including my own. For a start, there is a two-mutation theory floating around which says that one mutation occurs before birth, and a second random one after birth which triggers the full condition. Secondly, no-one really knows what causes mutation or poor cell-copying and it is possible that poor... (6 replies)
... ALL is not hereditary. The chromosome mutations characterizing ALL are not in the germ cells, but in the stem cells of the bone marrow. That means the mutation event happened AFTER conception. So it is neither contagious nor hereditary. (6 replies)
Aug 9, 2006
... According to most studies, Leukemia is not hereditary. Like my hubby's Dr. told him "Congratulations, you won the lottery". If you get it, you get it but by no means is thid hereditary. ... (7 replies)
... My daughter is 12 years old. She was having some joint pain so I took her to the doctor for a physical. Her lyme test came back positive but it was reading that it was inactive. Her Infectious Disease doctor is not convinced that it is not a false positive. She has other symptoms too such as headaches, abdominal pain, always has rhinitis and previously she had frequent... (0 replies)
... Hello ~ just wanted to share something with you ... My sister was diagnosed with CLL, 4 years ago, at age 43. Then our mother was diagnosed with CLL two years later. ~total shock~ It very well could be hereditary. My sisters is very aggressive and she requires treatment ... our mothers' is not aggressive and she has not required any treatment so far. Just regular... (10 replies)
... Thanks for the reply...I also read the same thing about this disease not being hereditary. Because no one in my family has ever had this disease that we know of. We mostly have heart disease issues in my family tree..I go back in September for another blood test. Is is possibly that I could test for this disease but no have it. Could stress cause this disease...I know that... (10 replies)
... Hi msreta! I read your post and the reply of the other person before me who lives in the UK - I'm not going to say that this person is wrong, but my mom had CLL and her oncologist told me that blood cancers are not hereditary. I also don't think they are caused by stress. I believe from what I know that they are from some fluke thing with the cells, or just bad luck. ... (10 replies)
... i am wishing to know about cancers being passed on to another family member. I "know" its not contagious, but is it heriditary. My father passed away from Leukemia.AML. He lasted a year from diagnosis to his passing. I have been through uterine cancer and had a complete hysterectomy, ovaries etc removed. Am i more prone to "cancer" if that is possible... (2 replies)

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