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How is an adrenal tumor treated?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
A tumor on the adrenal gland is removed surgically. Once removed, the symptoms it produces such as high blood pressure resolve. Watch Dr. Oz discuss the diagnosis and treatment of adrenal tumors.


Ajay K. Sahajpal, MD
Transplant Surgery
The treatment of adrenal tumors is based on a whether it is benign, malignant or indeterminate. If it is a confirmed cancer or there is much doubt then after appropriate medical preparation the definitive treatment is surgical removal either laparoscopically or open depending on size. Depending on the final pathology, adjuvant chemotherapy may be needed.

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