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May is Neurofibromatosis awareness month

Burlington, Vermont – May 26, 2011

May is Neurofibromatosis awareness month, which is a condition few people know about. It's also called NF and its causes tumors to grow on nerve tissue, producing skin and bone abnormalities.

Sondra Solomon, an Associate Psychology Professor at UVM, and Leanne Haskins-Leahy, of the Vermont Genetics Network, appeared on The :30 to talk about this genetic condition and treatments.

For more, watch the video from The :30.

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