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PTEN Genetic Test

What is a PTEN genetic test? A PTEN genetic test looks for a change, known as a mutation, in a gene called PTEN. Genes are the basic units of heredity passed down from your mother and father. The PTEN gene helps stop the growth of tumors. It’s known as a tumor suppressor. A tumor suppressor… Read More »

How simple eye test saved life of Daisy, 5, by detecting her brain tumour

When Jo Beckwith’s little girl Daisy started complaining of headaches, she had no idea the five-year-old’s life was at risk. Here Jo, 46, from Brentwood, Essex, tells how an optician spotted a deadly brain tumour… “Watching my little girl Daisy open her Christmas presents, I knew something was wrong. She has always been a bubbly,… Read More »