Li-Fraumeni cancer syndrome

Li-Frau·men·i can·cer syn·drome

(lē frah'men-ē), [MIM*151623 and 191170]
familial breast cancer in young women, with soft-tissue sarcomas in children, brain tumors and other cancers in close relatives; autosomal dominant inheritance, caused by mutation in the P53 gene on chromosome 17p.

Li-Fraumeni cancer syndrome

[lē′ frômen′ē]
Etymology: Frederick P. Li; Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr.; 20th century American epidemiologists
a type of familial breast carcinoma affecting young women and associated with soft-tissue sarcomas and other cancers in close relatives.

Fraumeni,

Joseph F., Jr., 20th century epidemiologist.
Li-Fraumeni cancer syndrome - see under Li

Li,

Frederick Pei, epidemiologist, 1940–.
Li-Fraumeni cancer syndrome - familial breast cancer in young women, with soft tissue sarcomas in children and other cancers in close relatives.