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adenoma

[ad-no-muh or ad-uh-NO-muh] a benign (not cancer) growth starting in glandular tissue. See also adenomatous polyp, glands.

What are pituitary tumors? | American Cancer Society

... Pituitary adenomas are also classified by whether they make too much of a
hormone and, if they do, which type they make. If a pituitary adenoma ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-what-is-pituitary-tumor

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... Most of the time, all adenomas need to be completely removed. Sometimes,
though, the adenoma may be too large to remove during colonoscopy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/understandingyourpathologyreport/colonpathology/colon-polyps-sessile-or-traditional-serrated-adenomas

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... to cancer, my report says elsewhere in the colon there are also other adenomas
or polyps such as adenomatous polyp (adenoma), sessile serrated ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/understandingyourpathologyreport/colonpathology/adenocarcinoma-starting-in-a-colon-polyp

Cancer Glossary

... These finger-like structures generally make up at least half of the adenoma.
Villous adenomas are usually broad-based lesions, and often cause ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=v

What is adrenal cancer?

... Treatment: Adenomas can be cured by removing the adrenal gland
that contains the adenoma. Some adrenal adenomas ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/adrenalcorticalcancer/detailedguide/adrenal-cortical-cancer-what-is-adrenal-cortical-cancer

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... People with 3 to 10 adenomas, or a large (1 cm +) adenoma, or any
adenomas with high-grade dysplasia or villous features. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-detection-recommendations

Pituitary Tumors

... Surgery is often the first treatment for many types of pituitary adenomas. If you
had a functional pituitary adenoma, hormone measurements can ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003133-pdf.pdf

Signs and symptoms of pituitary tumors | American Cancer ...

... Functional adenomas can cause problems because of the hormones they
release. Typically, a functional adenoma makes too much of a single ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-signs-and-symptoms

How are pituitary tumors diagnosed? | American Cancer ...

... pituitary hormones may actually be low because the adenoma crowds out ...
Corticotropin (ACTH)-secreting adenomas may be too small to be seen ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-diagnosis