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Can frequent ankle or bone related injuries lead to cancer?
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Dr. Kirt Kimball
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: No
There is no known relationship between bone or joint trauma and cancer.

In brief: No
There is no known relationship between bone or joint trauma and cancer.
Dr. Kirt Kimball
Dr. Kirt Kimball
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics
In brief: See below
As far as my training has taught me, injuries don't induce cancers.
These occur due to random (and many genetically programed) genetic changes that alter the dna in specific places that then cause unrestricted cell growth due to a variety of mechanisms. If for some rare chance during an injury a gene in a cell suffers a specific mutation that causes the unrestricted growth, a cancer could occur.

In brief: See below
As far as my training has taught me, injuries don't induce cancers.
These occur due to random (and many genetically programed) genetic changes that alter the dna in specific places that then cause unrestricted cell growth due to a variety of mechanisms. If for some rare chance during an injury a gene in a cell suffers a specific mutation that causes the unrestricted growth, a cancer could occur.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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