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How do people get adrenal cancer?

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Dr. Peter Sadow
Pathology 17 years experience
Usually spontaneous : Adrenal cancer (adrenal cortical carcinoma) is rare. It is usually spontaneous, meaning there are no well known causes or exposures. Incidence is increased in patients with certain known cancer syndromes, such as li fraumeni syndrome or beckwith-wiedemann syndrome.

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