One in Two podcast – special episode
08 Feb 2024
Dr Emma Woodward and patient Nick Brown discuss hereditary cancer predisposition in our podcast’s latest special episode
Our One in Two podcast is a special episode featuring Dr Emma Woodward and patient Nick Brown, who discuss hereditary cancer predisposition and how can the ATLAS study can improve cancer early detection in carriers of Li Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS).
Nick has been diagnosed with LFS – a rare cancer predisposing condition that gives a 70% lifetime risk of developing cancer, caused by germline mutations in the TP53 gene.
Nick talks about how this has affected him and his family, while Emma discusses the current screening process for LFS and the ATLAS study, which she runs in collaboration with the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research in Canada, aiming to change cancer detection in LFS.
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