Is leukemia rare and is it hereditary?
Leukemia isn't that rare. It's a blood cancer, and yes, it is hereditary. Hope this helps!
It depends on your defintion of rare.
At age 30, its very rare. Maybe effects one out of 20000 at that age. At age 75, its uncommen, but not what I would consider rare.
And if it is in your family history, you are a greater risk of getting it. But it doesnt mean you are going to...
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