Adrenal Cancer and Adrenal Tumors: Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prevention, Treatment, Stages

Adrenal Cancer and Adrenal Tumors: Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prevention, Treatment, Stages

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Adrenal cancer (also called adrenal gland cancer) is a rare type of cancer which is begins in the cells of adrenal glands. These glands are a part of endocrine system and they produce a vital number of hormones essential for survival. Learn about the basics and overview of the adrenal cancer.

Adrenal Glands: Anatomy, Location, Shape, Size and Function

Adrenal Glands: Anatomy, Location, Shape, Size and Function

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The adrenal glands are two small glands that are located on top of each kidney. They’re part of your endocrine system that produces hormones. Adrenal glands produce hormones that are necessary for many vital functions. Adrenal cancer is a condition that occurs when abnormal cells develop in or travel to your adrenal glands.

Stage 4 Adrenal Cancer – Survival and Treatment: Where Does Adrenal Cancer Spread?

Stage 4 Adrenal Cancer – Survival and Treatment: Where Does Adrenal Cancer Spread?

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Patients in stage IV adrenal cancer have metastases to distant locations such as other organs, tissues, and lymph nodes. Stage IV adrenal cancer means that the tumor can be of any size, and the tumors have spread throughout the body. If there is liver metastasis, a resection has to be done.

Chemotherapy for Cancer: What it is, Procedure, Types, Dosages and Drugs

Chemotherapy for Cancer: What it is, Procedure, Types, Dosages and Drugs

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Chemotherapy is a widely used treatment for cancer. The term ‘chemotherapy’ refers to the drugs that prevent cancer cells from dividing and growing. It works by killing the cells that divide in an uncontrolled way.

Coping with Cancer Treatment

Coping with Cancer Treatment

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Cancer treatments can cause several changes to your body. There are some side effects of each type of cancer treatment, which different people experience differently. As you prepare yourself for cancer treatment, you may benefit from these coping strategies.