What is the role of surgery in cancer risk reduction of Li-Fraumeni syndrome?

Updated: Nov 13, 2018
  • Author: ; Chief Editor: Max J Coppes, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Physicians should discuss risk-reducing, prophylactic mastectomy with Li-Fraumeni syndrome women. It should be considered on a case-by-case basis depending on the degree of cancer risk and reconstructive options available.


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