MRI can be used to evaluate the whole body to detect tumors in Li-Fraumeni syndrome.  The chief advantage of MRI in this setting is its lack of ionizing radiation.  The whole exam takes approximately 2 hours, though a separate dedicated breast MRI should be performed in women.

Sample Epic Order (click image to enlarge)

Note that head, neck, extremities have to be mentioned

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