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Adrenal Disease Prevention and Screening

Adrenal Disease Screening

Screening exams are important medical tests done when you’re healthy and don’t have symptoms. They help find disease at its earliest stage, when the chances for curing it are best.
If your family members have certain hereditary syndromes, your doctor may suggest gene testing or other screening tests to identify disorders as soon as possible.

Adrenal Disease Risk Factors

Certain inherited disorders can increase your risk of having an adrenal disease. These include:

Not everyone with these syndromes develops adrenal disease. However, if you or anyone in your family has one of these syndromes, your doctor may recommend genetic screening.

MD Anderson offers the most advanced genetic testing to let you know your risk of developing adrenal disease. Call 1-877-632-6789 to make an appointment or request an appointment online.

Adrenal Disease Prevention

There are no known lifestyle changes to lower the risk of developing adrenal disease.

Research shows that many cancers can be prevented if people applied everything known about cancer prevention to their lives. Visit the Prevention section of our website to find out steps you can take to avoid cancer.

Why Choose MD Anderson?

  • Advanced treatment of cancer and non-cancer adrenal diseases
  • High level of experience with complex adrenal diseases
  • Team approach includes highly trained, specialized endocrinologists, surgeons and experts
  • Leading-edge adrenal disease treatments include laparoscopic surgery, targeted therapies, nuclear medicine agents
  • Clinical trials of new treatments for some adrenal diseases

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