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What causes blood cancers?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Mutations

Damage to blood stem cells cause mutations which lead to development of blood cancers.
Known causes of damage are radiation, chemicals (e.g. Benzene) or viruses (htlv, ebv, etc). In many cases the causes are unknown.

In brief: Mutations

Damage to blood stem cells cause mutations which lead to development of blood cancers.
Known causes of damage are radiation, chemicals (e.g. Benzene) or viruses (htlv, ebv, etc). In many cases the causes are unknown.
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