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Causes of Blood Cancer
Dr. Kapil Kumar
19 Sep 2018
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The most common causes of Blood Cancer are environmental factors and DNA mutations as well as Genetic History.

While the exact causes of the leukemia are not known yet but it has been seen that some of the environmental factors and DNA mutations are responsible for it. In the recent years, it is found that certain reasons are responsible for occurrence of Leukemia Cancer.This includes family history of leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome and genetic disorders such as Down Syndrome. Not only this, leukemia is also caused by the presence of familial history of leukemia. Chromosomal translocation is one of the most common types of DNA mutation observed in the patients suffering from leukemia cancer.


Dr. Kapil Kumar

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Surgical Oncologist
Dr. Kapil Kumar is one of the best oncologist and cancer specialist at BLK Hospital in Rajendra Place, Delhi. He is specialized in Breast cancer and oncoplastic surgery, Upper G.I.Onco surgery, Pancreatic Biliary surgery, and Thoracic surgery including Esophagus cancer. He completed MBBS from Amritsar Government Medical College and Hospital and MS from Amritsar Government Medical College and Hospital. He is a member of Indian Society of Oncology (I.S.O.), International Society of Diseases of Esophagus and Delhi Medical Association (D.M.A.).
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