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Leukemia

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Causes

Leukemia is more often occurs in males than in females and in white population more than black. The actual causes of leukemia is unknown but research has found certain risk factors that increase a person's chance of developing leukemia. 

The rick factors are :

•  Exposure to high doses of radiation such as by atomic bomb explosions (such as those in Japan during World War II) and nuclear power plant accidents (such as the Chernobyl accident in 1986). Also in medical treatment using radiation therapy. •  Exposure to electromagnetic fields.
•  Genetic disorders like Fanconi anemia, Schwachman-Diamond syndrome and Down syndrome.
•  Workers exposed to certain chemicals like benzene, formaldehyde over a long period of time can cause leukemia
•  People with myelodysplasic syndrome (a blood disorder) are at increased risk of developing acute myeloid leukemia
•   Some cancer-fighting drugs used in the treatment of other types of cancer sometimes later develop leukemia
•  Human T-cell leukemia virus-I (HTLV-I) can causes human T-cell leukemia
•  Smoking is also a risk factor



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 1.  Posted on : 16.1.2015  By  :  Mitali , Delhi View Answer (0) Post Answer
 

My husband is suffer from blood cancer.. He had his first stage.. He took very expensive treatment by still he suffers a lot on his disease..... Is dis possible dat he can be became fit???

 
 2.  Posted on : 23.5.2013  By  :  Dharmendra Kumar Singh , Kolkata View Answer (2) Post Answer
 

My nephew age 3+ has blood cancer 1st stage, please sugest me low budget hosital in Kolkata.

 
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The cheapest Hopital for Cancer treatment is Tata Medical at Rajarhat. It is the best in Eastern Region.

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There is a lot of cancer research is going on at tata cancer centre. You could try there.

  Posted By :Admin , Kochi | On 23.5.2013
 3.  Posted on : 16.8.2012  By  :  Payalkelkar , Nagpur View Answer (1) Post Answer
 

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You should be under the care of an Oncologist and follow his adivice. https://yellowpages.webindia123.com/dpy/Maharashtra/Nagpur/Hospitals/1/

  Posted By :Admin , Kochi | On 4.6.2013
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