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Could growth hormone disease lead to cancer? Specifically pituitary cancer?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: No cancer

If pituitary adenoma is producing excess growth hormone there is an association between cartilage tumor and the presence of growth hormone.
The way drug pharma evaluates growth hormone in to deliver the hormone to animals to evaluate cartilage proliferation

In brief: No cancer

If pituitary adenoma is producing excess growth hormone there is an association between cartilage tumor and the presence of growth hormone.
The way drug pharma evaluates growth hormone in to deliver the hormone to animals to evaluate cartilage proliferation
Dr. Myron Arlen
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