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... 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)
... ALL , i am worried if this would be hereditary ? ... (6 replies)

Aug 9, 2006
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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)
... 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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
... I know this post is old but I wanted to respond just incase anyone else is checking it. I don't know about that. The doctors have told me that it is very rare. I personally think that it is a mixture of things. I can tell you that the city we lived in had Contaminated water. Ive done a lot of research and I soooo wished that they could come up with an answer. My 15 year old... (6 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)
... Basically, no, as the above posters said. I am recently in complete remission from t-cell ALL. However, there is a LOT of cancer (not blood cancers) in my extended family, so that's something I can't just shake. Perhaps there is something that makes one more susceptible to these illnesses that does run in families... (6 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)

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