NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,800 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Li-Fraumeni syndrome
- listen (lee-FRAH-meh-nee SIN-drome)
- A rare, inherited predisposition to multiple cancers, caused by an alteration in the p53 tumor suppressor gene.