Computational Biology / Bioinformatics/Leukemia - Blood Cancer.

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Dear Syed

Is Leukemia - Blood Cancer a hereditary or genetic Disease?.

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Prashant

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Cancer is actually a very complex disease. There are lot of reasons for cancer. You name it. It can be correlated to cancer. That's why I told its complex. There are some cancer that are correlated with heredity, like breast cancer (I have seen publications) but it is not observed in some cases. Which means not always these things are obeyed in cancer. In case of Leukemia where the chances of survival is very little, how it could possibly be transferred to next generation or to be studied if it is hereditary or genetic disease.

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