Rare Disease Report

Genetic Testing For Li Fraumeni Syndrome

SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Kathleen Higgins

More than half of the patients with Li Fraumeni syndrome have a mutation on the TP53 gene. In this video clip, Kathleen Higgins of Mo Songs for Kerry (www.moresongsforkerry.org) talks about the need for better screening for Li Fraumeni syndrome, especially in families with a high number of cancer patients.

Ms Higgins has lost two daughters to cancer as a result of Li Fraumeni syndrome.

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