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A 55-year-old female asked:

I have a tumor on my adrenal gland. i can't see a specialist for 4 months. worried if this is cancer that the delay could cause me more problems.

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Adrenal tumor: I understand your worry, but you need to have it checked. You should try your best to get in. Ask to be placed on the cancellation list or switch to a different specialist who is less booked.
Dr. Mary Maluccio
Surgical Oncology 27 years experience
Read imaging report: Many tumors found incidentally on the adrenal gland are not cancerous. If this is the case, there are classic imaging characteristics that would lean toward a non cancerous diagnosis for which it would be ok to wait for the specialist. If the report does not mention benign characteristics, i would not wait to get clarification from a specialist.

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