Treatment of Metastatic Disease to the Adrenal Gland

There are a number of strategies used to treat metastatic disease that has traveled to the adrenal gland. There are several principles that are followed when considering how to treat these types of tumor: Treat the underlying cancer First and most important is to treat the primary tumor (where the tumor originates from). For many…

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Metastatic Disease to the Adrenal: Signs and Symptoms

Nearly all patients who develop an adrenal metastasis will have a history of a prior cancer, usually one of the common cancers listed above that has a tendency to spread to the adrenal gland. It is very rare for metastatic cancer to show up first in the adrenal gland all by itself without prior warning.…

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Metastastic Disease to the Adrenal

Occasionally a cancer from another part of the body will metastasize (spread) to one or even both of the adrenal glands. Among the common cancers that will sometimes spread in this way are renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer), melanoma (a type of skin cancer), lung cancer, colorectal cancer, breast cancer and lymphoma (lymph node cancer).…

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