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What's the type of inheritance of chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml)?

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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Not inherited

CML is associated with chromosome damage (the philadelphia chromosome).
This is not inherited. The damage is to bone morrow stem cells and occurs long after birth. So the disease is not passed on to children.

In brief: Not inherited

CML is associated with chromosome damage (the philadelphia chromosome).
This is not inherited. The damage is to bone morrow stem cells and occurs long after birth. So the disease is not passed on to children.
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
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