Macroglobulinemia Underlying Cause
The cause for Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia is unknown, but genetics may play a role.
Genes control the functions inside a cell. Special genes control how cells divide and grow. Cancer occurs when the damaged genes stimulate the cell to multiply out of control. The exact cause for this damage is unknown.
The cancerous white blood cells produce too many antibodies, which causes the blood to become too thick.
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