Adrenal Disease Treatment
Our Treatment Approach
Because MD Anderson's experts care for more patients with adrenal disease than most other programs, they have a higher level of experience that can have a direct impact on your chance for successful treatment.
Our renowned endocrinologists are among the most skilled and recognized in the world. They work with teams of other specialists to offer you the most advanced treatment with the least impact on the body.
MD Anderson's accomplished surgeons perform a large number of surgeries for adrenal disorders each year, using the least invasive and most effective techniques. They are highly skilled in minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures, which may result in shorter hospital stays, less blood loss and shorter recovery times than with standard surgery techniques.
We are at the forefront of discovering new advancements in treatment of adrenal disease. This means we are able to offer clinical trials for some adrenal diseases, which may not be available at other centers.
Adrenal Disease Treatments
If you are diagnosed with adrenal disease, your doctor will discuss the best options to treat it. This depends on several factors, including the type of the disease and your general health.
Your treatment for adrenal disease will be customized to your particular needs. One or more of the following therapies may be recommended to treat the disease or help relieve symptoms.
Surgery to remove one or both adrenal glands.
Systemic therapies, including chemotherapy, molecular targeted therapies and nuclear medicine agents.
Medicines to balance levels of hormones or replace deficient hormones.
If you have been diagnosed with an adrenal disease, we're here to help. Call 1-877-MDA-6789 to make an appointment or request an appointment online.
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
Adrenal Disease Knowledge Center
Adrenal Disease Clinical Trials
Because of its status as one of the world’s premier cancer centers, MD Anderson participates in many clinical trials (research studies). Sometimes they are a patient's best option for treatment. Other times, they help researchers learn how to treat cancer and improve the future of cancer treatment.
To find out more about clinical trials at MD Anderson for certain types of adrenal disease, visit our Clinical Trials database or speak to your doctor.