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How come I have hodgkin's disease, but nobody else in the family has it?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Not familial

This disease is not inherited and does not run in families- risk factors more likely are young age and presence of ebv virus infection.
There is a small increased risk among your siblings.

In brief: Not familial

This disease is not inherited and does not run in families- risk factors more likely are young age and presence of ebv virus infection.
There is a small increased risk among your siblings.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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