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Risk Factors for Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma

No one knows the exact cause or causes of malignant fibrous histiocytoma. However, research has shown that people with certain malignant fibrous histiocytoma risk factors are more likely than others to develop the condition. A risk factor is anything that increases a person's chances of developing a disease.
 
Specific risk factors for malignant fibrous histiocytoma include:
 
  • Having a history of Paget's disease
  • Having undergone radiation treatment for cancer
  • Having a history of sickle cell disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma, or multiple myeloma.
     
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