Disease Information

Adrenocortical Carcinoma

Adrenocortical Carcinoma Treatment

Adrenocortical carcinoma (also called ACC or adrenal cancer) is a rare cancer in the outer layer of the adrenal gland. The adrenal glands are above the kidneys and make hormones. Learn about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment for ACC 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

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of adult thyroid cancer.

Childhood Thyroid Cancer Treatment

Thyroid nodules or tumors in children are rare and may be adenomas (not cancer) or carcinoma (cancer). The main types of pediatric thyroid carcinoma are papillary, follicular, or medullary. Get information about the risk factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, and treatment of papillary, follicular, and medullary thyroid cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Thyroid Cancer Screening

Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for thyroid cancer.