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Is hodgkin's disease caused by recessive genes?

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Dr. Robert Warner
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is no proven genetic link of any kind in hodgkins disease.
Some twin studies have shown an increased risk, but most people feel that this is more of a reflection of a common environment than common genetics.

In brief: No

There is no proven genetic link of any kind in hodgkins disease.
Some twin studies have shown an increased risk, but most people feel that this is more of a reflection of a common environment than common genetics.
Dr. Robert Warner
Dr. Robert Warner
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Dr. David Masiello
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is no known genetic risk factors for hodgkins lymphoma, it is felt to be enviormental.

In brief: No

There is no known genetic risk factors for hodgkins lymphoma, it is felt to be enviormental.
Dr. David Masiello
Dr. David Masiello
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Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Hodgkin's hodgepodge

There is no known one cause for hodgkin's disease.
A hodgepodge of factors including heredity, environment, social, infectious elements play a role in one way or another. Transmission from parent to offspring because of recessive or dominant genes has not been proven.

In brief: Hodgkin's hodgepodge

There is no known one cause for hodgkin's disease.
A hodgepodge of factors including heredity, environment, social, infectious elements play a role in one way or another. Transmission from parent to offspring because of recessive or dominant genes has not been proven.
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
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