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Is non Hodgkin lymphoma a contagious disease ?

is non hodgkings lymphoma is a viral desease ?can it will affcet to 2 yrs old boy if he is staying with the person who is having the same desease.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Apr 2011
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non hodgkin lymphoma is not a viral disease but several viral infection are implicated in development of it such as human lymphotrophic virus,hepatitis c . hepatitis c virus infection confers 20-30 fold increased risc of contracting the is unlikely to to have non hodgkin lymhoma simply with close contact.
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