Help us Raise Awareness.

We’ve created a tool kit for our awareness day. You can share your story or the infographics, and social media language below. Please tag us @ptenfoundation on social media:

PTEN is a tumor suppressor gene. when a patient is born with a pten gene mutation they have a higher lifetime risk of developing breast, thyroid, kidney, colon, endometrial cancer and melanoma. Some patients are also affected with neurodevelopmental disorders. learn more at #ptenawarenessday2021


Today is PTEN awareness day! Currently, there are no treatments for PTEN Hamartoma tumor syndrome. we believe awareness sets us all on a path to treatments. learn more at #ptenawarenessday2021



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The PTEN Hamartoma Tumor Syndrome Foundation was founded to find treatments or therapies for PTEN Syndromes by funding research, providing PHTS education, supporting patients, and by raising awareness. PHTS includes Cowden syndrome (CS), Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome (BRRS), PTEN-related Proteus syndrome (PS), and Proteus-like syndrome.


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