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What is the treatment for adrenal cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Surgery: Primary adrenal cancer is rare and is generally treated by surgical removal of the lesion, unless it has already metastasized.
Dr. Costantine Albany
Medical Oncology 19 years experience
Surgery: The main treatment for localized adrenal cancer is to remove the tumor. After surgery their might be a role for a treatment called mitotane that could help reduce the risk of relapse. For adrenal cancer that spread to other organs then chemotherapy plus mitotane is the main treatment. This is very rare cancer and best treated in consultation with expert team of doctors.

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Is there a treatment or cure for having adrenal cancer?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
It is rare: Cure by surgery is some cases, chemotherapy ortho-para dddd and aminogluthamide are used as palliatives. Most tumors produce excess.Coticosteroids, and that produces cushing-like state.

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