Blog Posts

MRIs and Kids

Since Li-Fraumeni Syndrome cancers can pop up just about anywhere in the body and at any age, screening can be a bit of a challenge.

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MRI Contrast Safety Check

Mutants are sensitive to radiation. We avoid radiation when possible because ionizing radiation causes breaks in DNA that our mutant p53 is not good about

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Comparing MRI vs PET/CT

Recently in the private Li-Fraumeni Syndrome support group, there was a question about the difference between PET scans and MRI’s and which was better.  The

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NIH LFS Study

The National Institutes of Health(NIH) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Located in Bethesda, Maryland, the NIH has

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Scanxiety

Scanxiety is a very real emotion for many people with cancer and is especially prevalent in LFS. Anxiety causes shortness of breath- or is it

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LFS MRI 101

Magnetic Resonance Imaging. MRI.MRIs use powerful magnets and radiowaves to create images of the body. The benefit to people with LFS is that there is

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