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Li-Fraumeni syndrome

Introduction: Li-Fraumeni syndrome

Description of Li-Fraumeni syndrome

Li-Fraumeni syndrome (medical condition): A rare inherited disorder characterized by tumor...more »

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Li-Fraumeni syndrome: A rare, inherited predisposition to multiple cancers, caused by an alteration in the p53 tumor suppressor gene.
Source: National Institute of Health

Li-Fraumeni syndrome: familial syndrome of early breast carcinoma associated with soft tissue sarcomas and other tumors.
Source: Diseases Database

Li-Fraumeni syndrome: rare autosomal dominant syndrome characterized by mesenchymal and epithelial neoplasms at multiple sites; a point mutation of the p53 tumor suppressor gene apparently predisposes family members who inherit it to develop certain cancers including early breast carcinoma; associated with soft tissue sarcomas and other tumors.
Source: CRISP

Li-Fraumeni syndrome: Rare autosomal dominant syndrome characterized by mesenchymal and epithelial neoplasms at multiple sites. MUTATION of the p53 tumor suppressor gene, a component of the DNA DAMAGE response pathway, apparently predisposes family members who inherit it to develop certain cancers. The spectrum of cancers in the syndrome was shown to include, in addition to BREAST CANCER and soft tissue sarcomas (SARCOMA); BRAIN TUMORS; OSTEOSARCOMA; LEUKEMIA; and ADRENOCORTICAL CARCINOMA.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Li-Fraumeni syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Li-Fraumeni syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Li-Fraumeni syndrome, or a subtype of Li-Fraumeni syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Li-Fraumeni syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Li-Fraumeni syndrome as a Disease

Li-Fraumeni syndrome (medical condition): See Li-Fraumeni syndrome (disease information).
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