Genetic susceptibility to brain tumors is a difficult issue to sort out. About 5% of brain tumors may be linked to genetic factors, including the following conditions: Li-Fraumeni syndrome, tuberous sclerosis, neurofibromatosis, Turcot syndrome, nevoidbasal cell carcinomasyndrome and von Hippel-Lindau disease.
How do these conditions lead to brain tumors?
In these conditions, people inherit a mutation in atumorsupp...
August 30 at 4:59 PM