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Cancer Genetics

Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

08/12/2009

Question:

Dear sir /Madam, My elder sister had NHL 10 years ago, when she is 22 years old. Otherwise,there is no history of cancer in the family. She has no problem in annual check up. Is her son at an increased chance of NHL in view of her early onset?

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Duane D Culler, PhD, MS Duane D Culler, PhD, MS
Clinical Instructor of Genetics
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University