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Adrenocortical carcinoma

Adrenocortical Carcinoma Treatment

Adrenocortical carcinoma (also called ACC or adrenal cancer) treatment usually involves surgery and may include radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Learn about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment for newly diagnosed and recurrent ACC in this expert-reviewed summary.

Childhood Adrenocortical Carcinoma Treatment

Treatment for childhood adrenocortical cancer (cancer of the adrenal cortex) is surgery to remove the tumor. Learn more about the risk factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis, and treatment of childhood adrenocortical cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Parathyroid cancer

Parathyroid Cancer Treatment

The parathyroid glands are four pea-sized organs found in the neck near the thyroid gland. Find out about risk and genetic factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis, staging, and treatment for parathyroid cancer.

Pituitary tumor

Pituitary Tumors Treatment

Treatment for pituitary tumors depends on the type of tumor and the type of excess hormones it may make. Many pituitary tumors can be removed by surgery. Pituitary tumors are also often treated with drug medications to stop excess hormone production. Learn more about treatment options for pituitary tumors.

Thyroid cancer

Thyroid Cancer Treatment

Thyroid cancer treatments include surgery, radiation therapy, radioactive iodine therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, targeted therapy, and observation. Learn more about the treatments used in newly diagnosed and recurrent thyroid cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Childhood Thyroid Cancer Treatment

Childhood thyroid cancer treatment usually includes surgery and may include radioactive iodine therapy, targeted therapy, and hormone replacement therapy. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of childhood thyroid cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Thyroid Cancer Screening

Thyroid cancer screening has not been shown to decrease the chance of dying from the disease. Not all screening tests are helpful, and most have risks. Learn more about thyroid cancer risks and screening in this expert-reviewed summary.