Joining the Li-Fraumeni Syndrome Support Group on Facebook

Our private Living LFS Li-Fraumeni Syndrome Support Group continues to grow! For a syndrome that is constantly said to be so rare we are up to over 800 members strong! LFS is hard but you are not alone!
The admins for the group try to connect with people before we allow them into the group. Sometimes these Facebook messages get caught up and people don’t see them. If you or someone you know has sent a request and not heard from us, please check Facebook Messages - specifically "connection requests" or "message requests" - click on these screenshots to see what to look for on desktop and mobile. If yours looks any different please screenshot and leave it in the comments to help others!

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"Connect request" on desktop

 

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"Message request" on desktop

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"Message request" on mobile

We usually allow someone to be in the group if they have LFS or they are a caregiver for someone with LFS. We do this to keep the group a safe place to talk to each other and share things with people who are living with LFS and "get it."

The Living LFS Li-Fraumeni Syndrome Family and Friends Support Group is a great place for those close to us but not immediately living with LFS. For those that want to help, please direct them there! Please share both of these groups with anyone who will benefit!

At Living LFS we strive to encourage, empower, and educate those living with Li-Fraumeni Syndrome by connecting you with care, resources, and others who are Living LFS. YOU make up a huge part of that and we are incredibly thankful for YOU!

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2 Responses

  1. Hi,
    I have LFS and haven´t found any support group in my one country. Since it's such af rare thing, I thought maybe this is the way to get in contact with others (besides hospital) who know what it is about and what it is like to live with it.
    As incredible as it may sound, I'm new on Facebook - but this could convince me of its usefulness ;o)
    Do you know of any european support group or is this "the place"?
    In that case, I would like to join.
    Kind regards, Lene

    1. Lene my apologies for taking so long to respond to this message. Yes! The private Facebook group would definitely be a great place for you - we have a number of members in Europe, perhaps even some in your country. Please join us! I will email you as well! Here is the group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/90503981891

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