A rare, inherited predisposition to multiple cancers, caused by an alteration in the p53 tumor suppressor gene.

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... Li-Fraumeni syndrome is a rare inherited disorder that greatly increases a person's risk of developing several types of cancer.

People with this condition have a very high risk of developing cancer, particularly as children or young adults. The types of cancer include a kind of bone cancer called osteosarcoma, soft tissue sarcoma (cancer that occurs in soft tissues such as muscle), breast cancer, brain tumors, adrenocortical carcinoma (cancer of the adrenal gland, a small hormone-producing gland on top of each kidney), and leukemia. Other cancers also occur more frequently in people with Li-Fraumeni syndrome. ...

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... Li-Fraumeni syndrome is a rare inherited disorder that greatly increases a person's risk of developing several types of cancer. People with this condition have a very high risk of developing cance...
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    ... Li-Fraumeni syndrome is a rare inherited disorder that greatly increases a person's risk of developing several types of cancer. People with this condition have a very high risk of developing cance...

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