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How can you prevent lymphoma?
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
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In brief: You can't
There are no known preventative measures other than staying away from high doses of radiation and known carcinogens.

In brief: You can't
There are no known preventative measures other than staying away from high doses of radiation and known carcinogens.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology
In brief: Not much you can do
Most of the times we don't know what exactly causes lymphoma so there isn't much you can do to prevent it.
Most cases probably have a genetic component but the process is probably multifactorial and many other things need to happen in order to produce lymphoma. In a small subset of cases, a distinct cause appears to exist: exposure to toxins, radiation, certain viruses (ex: ebv).

In brief: Not much you can do
Most of the times we don't know what exactly causes lymphoma so there isn't much you can do to prevent it.
Most cases probably have a genetic component but the process is probably multifactorial and many other things need to happen in order to produce lymphoma. In a small subset of cases, a distinct cause appears to exist: exposure to toxins, radiation, certain viruses (ex: ebv).
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca
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