Carcinoma; Malignancy; Neoplasm; Oncology; Tumor
Pheochromocytoma, a rare cancer, is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in special cells in the body called chromaffin cells. Most pheochromocytomas start inside the adrenal gland (the adrenal medulla) where most chromaffin cells are located. There are two adrenal glands, one above each kidney in the back of the upper abdomen. Cells in the adrenal glands make important hormones that help the body work properly. Usually pheochromocytoma affects only one adrenal gland. Pheochromo...
A term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control. Cancer cells can invade nearby tissues and can spread through the bloodstream and lymphatic system to other parts of the body. There are several main types of cancer. Carcinoma is cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs. Sarcoma is cancer that begins in bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue. Leukemia is cancer that starts in blood-forming tis...
Pheochromocytoma as related to Cancer
- Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma - cancer.gov
Information about pheochromocytoma treatment, clinical trials, and other topics from the National Cancer Institute.
- Pheochromocytoma - cancer.gov
Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma are rare tumors that come from the same type of tissue. Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor that forms in the adrenal medulla (the ...
- Pheochromocytoma: Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis, Test
Pheochromocytoma is a tumor of the adrenal glands. Symptoms include headache, sweating, palpitations, elevated blood pressure, anxiety, nausea, tremors and more.
- Adrenal Gland Cancer (Pheochromocytoma) in Cats | petMD
A pheochromocytoma is a type of adrenal gland tumor which causes the gland to make too much of some of the hormones. This can cause an increase in heart rate, blood ...
- Neuroendocrine Tumor: Overview | Cancer.Net
Cancer.Net provides timely, comprehensive, oncologist-approved information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), with support from the Conquer Cancer ...
- Treatment of malignant pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma …
A pheochromocytoma is a tumor of the adrenal gland, which causes the glands to make too much of some of the hormones. Learn about Adrenal Gland Cancer in Dogs at ...
- Pheochromocytoma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A pheochromocytoma (from Greek phaios "dark", chroma "color", kytos "cell", -oma "tumor") or phaeochromocytoma (PCC) is a neuroendocrine tumor of the medulla of …
- Pheochromocytoma Support Board Forums
Pheochromocytoma Support Board Support board for those with Pheochromocytoma and related adrenal tumors, including Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia, MEN, VHL
- Pheochromocytoma | definition of pheochromocytoma by ...
Pheochromocytoma Definition. Pheochromocytoma is a tumor of special cells (called chromaffin cells), most often found in the middle of the adrenal gland.