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For hw)how do you know if a disease is infectious or not?are all diseases that exist since birth noninfectious?is hemophilia infectious?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Many viral induced: If a disease is not congenital then it is secondary to a chemical or infectious process. Latter is seen from MMTV virus causing breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer and lymphoma entering Wnt-1 gene. Other diseases caused by infection such as stomach cancer with helicobacter, colon Ca from polyoma virus as well as the leukemias. well recognized.
Dr. Alan Levine
Dr. Alan Levine commented
Pediatrics 34 years experience
hemophilia is genetic, not contagious
Mar 19, 2016

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