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Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention of Ewing Tumors

Learn more about the causes and risk factors for Ewing tumors.

Risk Factors

A risk factor is anything that increases your chances of getting a disease such as cancer. Learn more about the risk factors for Ewing tumors.


The only known risk factors for Ewing tumors (age, sex, and race/ethnicity) can’t be changed. There are no known lifestyle-related or environmental causes of Ewing tumors, so at this time there is no way to protect against these cancers.