Patient Education

Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC)

Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare cancer with an estimated 500 new cases annually is US. The majority of ACC are sporadic (non-hereditary and  there are few recently hereditary predisposition.

Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma

Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma are adrenal and extra-adrenal tumors, respectively, that secrets high amount of adrenaline. 

  • Approximately 35-40% of pheochromocytomas/paragangliomas are hereditary, and about 20-25% are malignant.

Functional Adrenal Tumors

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