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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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How are pituitary tumors treated?

The treatment of a pituitary tumor is guided by whether it is a carcinoma (a
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What's new in pituitary tumor research and treatment?

Research into pituitary disease is under way in many university hospitals,
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Pituitary Tumors

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What are pituitary tumors?

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Surgery for pituitary tumors

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Treatment of pituitary carcinomas

Surgery and radiation therapy have been used to treat the rare cases
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Radiation therapy for pituitary tumors

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What is cancer?

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Medicines to treat pituitary tumors

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