How is breast cancer prevented in women with Li-Fraumeni syndrome?

Updated: Nov 13, 2018
  • Author: ; Chief Editor: Max J Coppes, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Prophylactic mastectomy decreases the risk of breast cancer in women with Li-Fraumeni syndrome, but it does not decrease the risk for other malignancies. See Imaging Studies for other surveillance methods and strategies.


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