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NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Version 1.2014

Genetic assessment

If you may have Li-Fraumeni syndrome, your doctor

may want you to have a genetic assessment. A

genetics counselor will explain what the goals,

benefits, and risks of the assessment are. The

counselor may also ask more questions about your

health history as well as the history of your family. You

may decide to get tested for Li-Fraumeni syndrome.

To be tested, you must provide a sample of body

tissue. Using the tissue sample, a pathologist can test

your genes for the TP53 mutations that cause Li-

Fraumeni syndrome.



Sarcomas in the inner trunk

Treatment planning