PTEN hamartoma tumour syndrome (PHTS, Cowden syndrome): update on cancer risks and yield of surveillance

Prof. Nicoline Hoogerbrugge, MD, PhD is the head of the PHTS expert center Radboudumc Nijmegen, the Netherlands and is the coordinator of ERN GENTURIS.

PHTS is a rare genetic tumour risk syndrome. Many patients have not yet been recognised as such. Knowledge on cancer risk and the yield of our current surveillance will be discussed.