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View in Spanish: Síndrome de Li-Fraumeni

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

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.