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Pituitary Tumors Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention

Learn about the risk factors for pituitary tumors and if there are things you can do that might help lower your risk.

Risk Factors

A risk factor is anything that increases your chances of getting a disease. Learn more about the risk factors for pituitary tumors.


The risk of many types of cancer can be reduced with certain lifestyle changes (such as staying at a healthy weight or quitting smoking). But pituitary tumors have not been linked with any known outside risk factors.