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Is SCID is a form of cancer?

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10/22/2007

No. SCID, or severe combined immunodeficiency, is a disease of the immune system wherein important signaling molecules called interleukins are incapable of transmitting messages to other cells of the immune system. Since some immune cells use interleukin communication to ward off cancer, SCID can predispose individuals to some cancers. But SCID is not a form of cancer in itself.