Courtney suffers from Li-Fraumeni syndrome, a rare condition caused by alterations in TP53, a very important tumor suppressor gene. Half of individuals with Li-Fraumeni will develop cancer by age 45, with tumors beginning in childhood and adolescence.
Li-Fraumeni Syndrome, Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer in Children)
Related Centers and Programs:
Cancer Predisposition Program, Cancer Center