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Is Hodgkin's lymphoma hereditary?

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Dr. K. Mujib Haque
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Genetics of HL

There might be a genetic component of Hodgkins Lymphoma in close family members of a HL patient.
It is seen about 3-5 times more often than expected in the general population. Younger Siblings of HL patients may have a risk up to 7 times more frequently.

In brief: Genetics of HL

There might be a genetic component of Hodgkins Lymphoma in close family members of a HL patient.
It is seen about 3-5 times more often than expected in the general population. Younger Siblings of HL patients may have a risk up to 7 times more frequently.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

It seems to strike totally at random.

In brief: No

It seems to strike totally at random.
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