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A 38-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for brief but direct exposure to toxic pest-control chemicals cause acute myelogenous leukemia?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Not likely : If chemical exposure is responsible for leukemia or other cancers it is prolonged exposure that is felt to be necessary.

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