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 Carcinoma Home Page - National Cancer …
Information about adrenocortical carcinoma treatment, clinical trials, research, and other topics from the National Cancer Institute.
- Adrenocortical Carcinoma Treatment (PDQ®) - National ...
Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the outer layer of the adrenal gland. There are two adrenal …
- 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 ...
- Adrenal Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and Research ...
Adrenal cancer is a rare disease that originates in the adrenal glands. Adrenal tumors can increase hormone production. Most common type is adrenocortical carcinoma.
- Adrenal Gland Cancer: symptoms, diagnosis and treatments ...
Adrenal cancer is very rare, especially adrenal cancer in the adrenal cortex. Article reviews characteristics of adrenal cancer and how doctors diagnose the condition.
- 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.
- Adrenal Carcinoma - Medscape Reference
Adrenal Carcinoma. Adrenocortical cancers (ACs) are uncommon malignancies that can have protean clinical manifestations.
- What is adrenal cancer? - American Cancer Society
About the adrenal glands . The adrenals are small glands that sit above each of the kidneys. The kidneys are located deep inside the upper part of the abdomen.
- Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma | Memorial Sloan-Kettering ...
Malignant (cancerous) tumors that arise in the adrenal cortex of the adrenal gland are called adrenal cortical carcinoma.
- Adrenal Gland Tumor | Cancer.Net
Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology