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Can you have a predisposition to multiple myeloma or lymphoma?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Yes - RR 2.0 to 4.0

Relative risk (rr) incr mgus 2.
8, myeloma 2.9, lpl/wm 4.0, cll 2.0. From landgren et al. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19182202 the myeloma cytogenetics are reviewed in greenberg et al. May 2013 -- http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/23647020.

In brief: Yes - RR 2.0 to 4.0

Relative risk (rr) incr mgus 2.
8, myeloma 2.9, lpl/wm 4.0, cll 2.0. From landgren et al. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19182202 the myeloma cytogenetics are reviewed in greenberg et al. May 2013 -- http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/23647020.
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Dr. Anthony Back
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Yes, but uncommonly

There are studies of large databases that show some inherited risks for both--but still most cases are not associated with an inherited risk.
http://bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org/content/106/2/668.full.pdf.

In brief: Yes, but uncommonly

There are studies of large databases that show some inherited risks for both--but still most cases are not associated with an inherited risk.
http://bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org/content/106/2/668.full.pdf.
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