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Risk Factors

There are certain activities and events which can lead to an increased risk for leukemia. Try to avoid:

-Smoking

-Exposure to the chemical Benzene

-Exposure to large amounts of radiation

Other factors that point to a higher risk for leukemia include: -Chemotherapy

-Down syndrome and certain other inherited diseases

-Myelodysplastic syndrome and certain other blood disorders

-Family history of leukemia

-Infection with the Human T-cell leukemia virus type I (HTLV-I)

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