Is Burkitt Lymphoma Genetic?

Burkitt lymphoma is a rare form of cancer predominantly affecting young children in Central Africa, but the disease has also been reported in other areas.

The form seen in Africa seems to be associated with infection by the Epstein-Barr virus, although the pathogenic mechanism is unclear. Burkitt lymphoma results from chromosome translocations that involve the Myc gene. … We are still not sure what causes chromosome translocation. Read Here…

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