Hereditary Neuroblastoma

Most hereditary neuroblastoma (NBL) occur sporadically, affecting individuals who have no family history of the disease. However, in 1-2 percent of cases, a susceptibility to develop NBL can be inherited from a parent. Compared to patients with the sporadic form of the disease, individuals with familial neuroblastoma have a higher incidence of multiple primary tumors and are diagnosed at a younger age.

Hereditary Neuroblastoma: Edie’s Story

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