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What does LFS stand for?

LFS stands for Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (cancer predisposition syndrome)

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1,2) In addition to an association with low birth weight, there are several linked genetic diseases including overgrowth syndromes such as Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, chromosomally linked conditions (trisomies 2, 8 and 20) and X-linked Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome, type 1 glycogen storage diseases, Li-Fraumeni syndrome, familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) (3-6) and type 1 neurofibromatosis.
Mutations of CHEK2 may double the risk of breast cancer, and--although extremely rare--inherited mutations of TP53 in families with Li-Fraumeni syndrome, and PTEN in families with Cowden syndrome are tied to high risk of early-onset breast cancer.