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Would an MRI be able to show pituitary cancer?

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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Perhaps

Mri of the brain with contrast (gado) can show a pituitary tumor but it won't always distinguish cancer from benign tumor.
You will need a biopsy (surgical) to fully confirm the diagnosis. Please discuss fully with your neurosurgeon.

In brief: Perhaps

Mri of the brain with contrast (gado) can show a pituitary tumor but it won't always distinguish cancer from benign tumor.
You will need a biopsy (surgical) to fully confirm the diagnosis. Please discuss fully with your neurosurgeon.
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
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Dr. Steven Giannotta
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Yes

The most common pituitary tumor is an adenoma which is benign.
Cancer is very rare in the pituitary gland.

In brief: Yes

The most common pituitary tumor is an adenoma which is benign.
Cancer is very rare in the pituitary gland.
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Dr. Steven Giannotta
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