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Neuroblastoma Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention

Learn about the risk factors for neuroblastoma and if there are things that might help lower risk.

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 neuroblastoma.


The risk of many adult cancers can be reduced with certain lifestyle changes , but at this time there are no known ways to prevent most cancers in children. 

The only known risk factors for neuroblastoma cannot be changed. There are no known lifestyle-related or environmental causes of neuroblastoma at this time.