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Is hemophilia a genetic disease?

Yes it is inherited. There is a defect on the gene that causes blood to clot. Usually the mother is the carrier and they pass it on to their sons. If the father has hemophilia (MORE)

Is cancer a genetic disease?

No. It is caused when a normal cell devides into a mutated cell, which then, if conditions are right, devide constantly and rapidly.
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Is cervical cancer a genetic disease?

  No, it is not. But it has a genetic component, and if your family history includes one or more individuals who have had it, then your chances of getting it go up a bit. (MORE)

Is parkinsons disease a genetic disease?

Most people with Parkinson's disease have idiopathic Parkinson's disease (having no specific known cause). A small proportion of cases, however, can be attributed to known gen (MORE)

What is a genetic disease?

  A disease that you can transfer to your child by the DNA that you give. It is a disease that is encoded into your DNA and some of your old family members may show it or (MORE)

Is Peyronie's disease possibly genetic?

It is said that genetic predisposition is a significant factor in causing Peyronie's disease, although the genetic component is not always obvious in some cases. Few doubt the (MORE)
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Is crohn's disease a genetic disorder?

There is a genetic component as family members of affected people are more likely to get it, however, most people with Crohn's Disease do not have affected family members so t (MORE)