Cancer Information

hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer syndrome

(heh-REH-dih-tayr-ee LY-oh-MY-oh-muh-TOH-sis ... REE-nul sel KAN-ser SIN-drome)

A rare inherited disorder that increases the risk of developing benign (not cancer) tumors of the skin and the uterus (leiomyomas) and malignant (cancer) tumors of the uterus (leiomyosarcoma) and the kidney. Also called HLRCC.