Adrenal Cortical Cancer Overview

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About treatment

After the cancer is diagnosed and staged, your doctor will talk to you about your treatment options. Take time and think about all of the choices. In choosing a treatment plan, factors to think about include your overall health and the stage of the cancer. You might also want get a second opinion. This can give you more information and help you feel good about the choice you make. Another reason to get a second opinion is that these cancers are rare. Only large cancer centers will have much experience in treating them.

The main methods of treatment for adrenal gland cancer are surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and the use of other drugs.

Last Medical Review: 04/22/2010
Last Revised: 06/22/2010