The syndrome or disorder that increases the risk of an individual of contracting certain types of cancers such as breast cancer, leukaemia or cancer of the adrenal gland is known as Li-Fraumeni Syndrome.
HOW IS LI-FRAUMENI SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
An oncologist would diagnose a patient as having Li-Fraumeni syndrome if they or any of their family members or relatives have been diagnosed with a sarcoma before the age of 45 years.
HOW IS LI-FRAUMENI SYNDROME TREATED?
There is no apt treatment viable for this mutation but on the whole, it is suggested that people suffering from Li-Fraumeni Syndrome should go for regular screenings and tests as this would help in early diagnosis and thus, quicker treatment.
DID YOU KNOW?
Sarcoma, breast cancer along with brain and adrenal glands cancer are the most common forms happening with this syndrome.