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Adrenal Tumor Treatment
Our Treatment Approach
MD Anderson's accomplished surgeons perform a large number of surgeries for adrenal gland tumors 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 gland tumor. This means we are able to offer clinical trials for some adrenal gland tumors, which may not be available at other centers.
Adrenal Gland Tumor Treatments
If you are diagnosed with adrenal gland tumor, 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 gland tumor 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.
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MD Anderson patients have access to clinical trials offering promising new treatments that cannot be
found anywhere else.
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