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2nd Annual “Living with LFS” Webinar Conference

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Presentation Disclaimer:
All of the information and materials contained in this presentation, and all materials on the LFSAssociation.org website, are intended for general medical and health information and educational purposes only, and are not in any way intended to be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, treatment or care. Persons who view this presentation are encouraged to discuss any and all of this information with their own physicians. Persons who view this presentation and/or visit the LFSAssociation.org site should in no way rely on any information provided for their own health needs. All specific medical questions which arise as a result of viewing this presentation or any information on the LFSAssociation.org site should be presented to your own physician for review.


Introduction


“High Occurrence of Li-Fraumeni Syndrome in Brazil”
Maria Isabel Achatz
Director, Department of Oncogenetics, Hospital A. C. Camargo


“Li-Fraumeni Syndrome and TP53 in Breast Cancer and Management”
Gareth Evans
Professor of Medical Genetics and Cancer Epidemiology, The University of Manchester


“Updates from the NCI LFS Study”
Phuong Mai
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, National Cancer Institute


“Elephants, Dogs, and Other Novel Approaches to Cancer Prevention in Li-Fraumeni Syndrome”
Joshua Schiffman
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Utah


Q&A Session

LFS Association

We are families, like you who have been devastated by the effects of Li-Fraumeni Syndrome, a hereditary cancer predisposition syndrome. Our hopes are to educate, raise awareness and find better screening programs and treatments for LFS.

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Medical Resources

We've compiled a list of doctors available to
answer your questions, LFS support and
treatment. They specialize in many different
areas, which have been listed with their
information.

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LFS News

Personal Appeal for Notes of Appreciation for LFS Founding Fathers.

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Community Events

Regional Bakery Starts Fundraising Campaign for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
The campaign focuses on the sales of elephant-shaped sugar cookies, which will be available at all 52 Kneaders locations.

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LFS Webinars

Check out our library to watch past LFS
webinars, and to find out about
upcoming webinars!

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LFS Awareness Brochure

Myriad Genetics is proud to partner with LFSA to launch the global LFS Education and Awareness Campaign!


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