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Brain Stem Glioma - Childhood - Risk Factors

ON THIS PAGE: You will find out more about the factors that increase the chance of developing brain stem glioma. To see other pages in this guide, use the menu on the side of your screen.

A risk factor is anything that increases a person’s chance of developing a tumor. Although risk factors often influence the development of a tumor, most do not directly cause a tumor. Some people with several risk factors never develop a tumor, while others with no known risk factors do.

Astrocytoma - Childhood - Risk Factors

ON THIS PAGE: You will find out more about the factors that increase the chance of developing astrocytoma. To see other pages in this guide, use the menu on the side of your screen.

A risk factor is anything that increases a person’s chance of developing a tumor. Although risk factors often influence the development of a tumor, most do not directly cause a tumor. Some people with several risk factors never develop a tumor, while others with no known risk factors do.

Amyloidosis - Risk Factors

ON THIS PAGE: You will find out more about the factors that increase the chance of developing this condition. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

A risk factor is anything that increases a person’s chance of developing a disease. Although risk factors often influence the development of a disease, most do not directly cause the disease itself. Some people with several risk factors never develop amyloidosis, while others with no known risk factors do.

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