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Causes of Malignant astrocytoma

Causes of Malignant astrocytoma

The exact cause of a malignant astrocytoma is not known, but both genetic and environmental factors have been postulated. In particular, radiation exposure or therapy for a prior cancer can create DNA mutations and uncontrolled cell growth, which may lead to cancer.

Malignant astrocytoma Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender Ratio of Malignant astrocytoma: male predominance...more »

Malignant astrocytoma: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Malignant astrocytoma, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Malignant astrocytoma:

Malignant astrocytoma: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Malignant astrocytoma: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Malignant astrocytoma:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Malignant astrocytoma may be found in:


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