ICARE Social Media Post March 2023

Melanoma in TP53 /Li-Fraumeni Syndrome

A new study found a 7-fold increased incidence of melanoma in individuals with TP53/Li-Fraumeni Syndrome compared with the general population:
• Average age was 42
• Risk to age 40 was 2.8%
• Risk to age 60 was 7.8%
• Risk to age 70 was 14.9%

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Reference: Hatton, et al. J Invest Dermatol. 2022;142(9):2534-2537.e1. PMID: 35183552.

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