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can a person get blood cancer if he accidentally touch a blood cancer patients blood?i heard 2 different opinion so want to know the exact answer.

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Blood cancer: No you cannot.
Answered on Nov 17, 2013
Dr. Craig MacArthur
34 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: Blood cancers (leukemias) are not contagious. Infectious diseases can be caused by blood exposure under circumstances of skin breaks, but not leukemia.
Answered on Nov 17, 2013

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