There is a soft tissue inside the bones which is known as bone marrow. This soft tissue is formed by immature cells, known as stem cells. These cells later develop as blood cells. Bone marrow cancer is caused when these cells become cancerous.
Bone marrow cancer is not a contagious disease and the exact cause of it is still not known. Even the doctors are unable to explain why a certain person gets affected by bone marrow cancer while others do not. Therefore, as the cause is unknown, the prevention is also not easy. The risk factors that may lead to bone marrow cancer are unavoidable as certain degenerative and hereditary diseases are primarily responsible for this cancer.
The following are some of the causes of bone marrow cancer:
While the prevention of most of the causes of bone marrow cancer is not in our hands, you can still take some precautionary measures that would reduce the chances of its occurrence.
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