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pituitary

[pit-too-it-air-ee]small gland underneath the brain which releases hormones that help control many of the other endocrine glands in the body. Also called the “master gland.” See also endocrine glands.

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What are pituitary tumors? | American Cancer Society

A pituitary tumor is an abnormal growth of cells in the pituitary gland.
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How are pituitary tumors treated? | American Cancer Society

Get information on general types of treatments for pituitary tumors based on
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What's new in pituitary tumor research and treatment? ...

Research into causes, prevention, and treatment of pituitary tumors is ongoing
in many medical centers throughout the world. ... Pituitary Tumors. ...

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Treatment of pituitary carcinomas | American Cancer Society

Pituitary carcinomas are rare and can be hard to treat. Lear more about treating
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Surgery for pituitary tumors | American Cancer Society

Many pituitary tumors involve some type of surgery. Learn about possible
options here. ... tumors. Surgery for pituitary tumors. ...

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

Learn about pituitary tumors diagnosis tests here. ... Next Topic. How are pituitary
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Medicines to treat pituitary tumors | American Cancer Society

Several medicines can be used to treat pituitary tumors that are making
hormones. Learn more here. ... Medicines to treat pituitary tumors. ...

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

Radiation therapy for pituitary tumors | American Cancer ...

Radiation therapy is a treatment that uses high-energy rays or particles to
destroy pituitary tumor cells. ... Radiation therapy for pituitary tumors. ...

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Clinical trials for pituitary tumors | American Cancer Society

Pituitary tumor clinical trials are carefully controlled research studies that are
done with patients who volunteer for them. ... Pituitary Tumors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-treating-clinical-trials