Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Childhood
Carcinoma; Malignancy; Neoplasm; Oncology; Tumor
Cancer of the adrenal cortex, a rare cancer, is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the adrenal cortex, which is the outside layer of the adrenal gland. Cancer of the adrenal cortex is also called adrenocortical carcinoma. There are two adrenal glands, one above each kidney in the back of the upper abdomen. The adrenal glands are also called the suprarenal glands. The inside layer of the adrenal gland is called the adrenal medulla.
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...
Adrenocortical Carcinoma as related to Cancer
- Adrenocortical Carcinomaâ€”Patient Version - National Cancer ...
Information about adrenocortical carcinoma treatment, clinical trials, research, and other topics from the National Cancer Institute.
- Adrenocortical Carcinoma Treatment - cancer.gov
Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the outer layer of the adrenal gland. There are two adrenal glands.
- Adrenocortical carcinoma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Adrenocortical carcinoma, also adrenal cortical carcinoma (ACC) and adrenal cortex cancer, is an aggressive cancer originating in the cortex (steroid hormone ...
- Adrenocortical Carcinoma is a Lynch Syndrome Associated Cancer
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Adrenocortical carcinoma (adrenal cancer) This document is available in Spanish What is adrenocortical cancer? Adrenocortical cancer (ACC) is a very rare, but â€¦
- Adrenal Cancer Research and Patient Care at TGen
This fund supports full time adrenal cancer research and patient support at the Translational Genomics Research Institute.
- Adjuvant Mitotane Treatment for Adrenocortical Carcinoma ...
Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare neoplasm characterized by a high risk of recurrence after radical resection. Whether the use of mitotane is beneficial ...
- Combination Chemotherapy in Advanced Adrenocortical ...
Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare cancer that has a poor response to cytotoxic treatment. We randomly assigned 304 patients with advanced adrenocortical carcinoma â€¦