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Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare and heterogeneous malignancy with poor outcomes. Recent research has suggested that outcomes may be improved by centralization of care in specialist centres. We review our evolving 21-year experience in managing adrenocortical carcinoma with a view towards outcomes and lessons learnt.
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Name: ANZ journal of surgery
The adrenal gland is a frequent site for metastasis, and a solitary adrenal mass is often observed during staging workup or imaging follow-up in patients with extra-adrenal malignancy. To create an ap...
Endocrine active adrenal tumors are associated with a relevant risk of complications during surgery, either due to direct hemodynamic effects of the hormone excess or due to hormone related comorbidit...
Management of gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma is a controversial topic. The rising incidence of this cancer requires a clear consensus to ensure proper management. Application of oncolo...
Glucocorticoids are used to manage adrenal insufficiency (AI). We describe treatments used in the UK and real-world clinical outcomes for each treatment.
Adrenal insufficiency is a potentially life-threatening endocrine disorder. Therefor it is very important to detect the symptoms in sufficient time and treat effectively to avoyed acute renal insuffic...
This registry aims to collect informations about patients with endocrine tumors (Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal, Endocrine Pancreas, Endocrine Digestive Tube) who undergo endocrine surgical...
The purpose of this survey is to assess patients with chronic primary or secondary adrenal failure regarding subjective health status, incidence and causes of adrenal crisis, hormone repla...
The management of adrenal crisis is often problematic and the time to adequate treatment is frequently delayed.The aim of the study is to evaluate the management of adrenal emergencies req...
Endometrial cancer usually begins in the endometrium, which is the tissue lining of the uterus. Endometrial cancer is the most commonly diagnosed gynaecological malignancy in Australia. It...
Tumors are characterized by a great heterogeneity. Characterizing this intra-tumor heterogeneity is a major challenge in oncology to improve the therapeutic management and move towards per...
A surgical specialty concerned with management of cancer.
A pair of glands located at the cranial pole of each of the two KIDNEYS. Each adrenal gland is composed of two distinct endocrine tissues with separate embryonic origins, the ADRENAL CORTEX producing STEROIDS and the ADRENAL MEDULLA producing NEUROTRANSMITTERS.
Tumors or cancer of the ENDOCRINE GLANDS.
First aid or other immediate intervention for accidents or medical conditions requiring immediate care and treatment before definitive medical and surgical management can be procured.
Surgery performed on any endocrine gland.
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
Endocrine disorders are grouped into two categories: hormone imbalance - when a gland produces too much or too little of an endocrine hormone development of lesions (such as nodules or tumors) in the endocrine system, which may or may not affect...
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...