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Is paget's disease genetic?

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Sometimes: There are two diseases termed "paget's disease." one is a rare type of breast cancer with unknown, likely multifactorial, etiology. The other is paget's disease of the bone for which there is a genetic predisposition and exposure to certain viruses may trigger the disease. Here's a link to more info about Paget's of the bone: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/pagets-disease-of-bone/ds00485.

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It can be: There is a genetic variety and some believe it may also be virally induced.

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