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How can a weak immune system affect my risk of developing cancer?

Chronic suppression of the immune system is known to increase the risk of certain cancers. This means that the immune system is not working as effectively as it should. Long-term suppression of the immune system has been observed in patients who have experienced organ transplantation and are taking immunosuppressive medications.

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