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endocrine glands

[en-duh-krin] glands that release hormones into the bloodstream. The ovaries, testicles, thyroid, and adrenals are all examples of endocrine glands. See also adrenal gland, glands, hormones, ovary, pancreas, pituitary, testicles, thyroid.

Cancer Glossary

... the glands of the endocrine system, such as the thyroid, pancreas, and adrenal
glands. See also adrenal gland, endocrine glands, pancreas, thyroid ...

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

What are pituitary tumors?

... The pituitary gland is connected directly to part of the ... a key link between the
brain and the endocrine system, a collection of glands in the ...

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

4 Cancer Facts & Figures 2014 Estimated Number* of New ...

... 6,230 Endocrine system 65,630 16,600 49,030 2,820 1,300 1,520
Thyroid 62,980 15,190 47,790 1,890 830 1,060 Other ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-041780.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... See also lymph node, lymphatic system, lymphoma. ... See also adrenal gland,
endocrine glands, hormone therapy, ovary, thyroid. ...

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

Children Diagnosed With Cancer: Late Effects of Cancer ...

... the main gland of the endocrine system. This can sometimes affect overall
growth and development. The endocrine system is a group of glands that ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/childrenandcancer/whenyourchildhascancer/children-diagnosed-with-cancer-late-effects-of-cancer-treatment

4 Cancer Facts & Figures 2010 Estimated New Cancer Cases ...

... 5,720 Endocrine system 46,930 11,890 35,040 2,570 1,140 1,430
Thyroid 44,670 10,740 33,930 1,690 730 960 Other ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-026210.pdf

Estimated New Cancer Cases and Deaths by Sex, US, 2009*

... 5,590 Endocrine system 39,330 11,070 28,260 2,470 1,100 1,370
Thyroid 37,200 10,000 27,200 1,630 690 940 Other ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/cff2009estcd3pdf.pdf

Cancer Facts & Figures 2011

... Brain & other nervous system 22,340 12,260 10,080 13,110 7,440 5,670
Endocrine system Thyroid Other endocrine 50,400 48,020 2,380 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-029817.pdf

4 Cancer Facts & Figures 2013 Estimated Number* of New ...

... 6,150 Endocrine system 62,710 16,210 46,500 2,770 1,270 1,500
Thyroid 60,220 14,910 45,310 1,850 810 1,040 Other ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-037124.pdf

Cancer Facts & Figures - 2012

... 5,980 Endocrine system 58,980 14,600 44,380 2,700 1,240 1,460
Thyroid 56,460 13,250 43,210 1,780 780 1,000 Other ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-032009.pdf