Bannayan–Riley–Ruvalcaba Syndrome

What’s Autism Got to Do with It?

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What’s Autism Got to Do with It?

What does autism have to do with hereditary cancer? In most cases, nothing. But in honor of Autism Awareness Month we want to highlight the connection between mutations in a gene called PTEN and an increased likelihood of both cancer and autism spectrum disorder in families that carry these mutations. Mutations in the PTEN gene…

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