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What are the treatment options for pituitary disorders?

Pituitary disorders most commonly consist of non-cancerous tumors that affect the pituitary gland. These tumors are usually treated through a combination of surgery, radiation, and drugs. The specific forms of treatment depend on the size and position of the tumor and the way they are affecting the pituitary gland.

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Should I be worried about pituitary disorders?
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Pituitary disorders are not common. They generally affect older adults and take the form of a tumor ...
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What does a pituitary disorder mean?
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A pituitary disorder means that the pituitary gland, which oversees the production of hormones in th...
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How long do pituitary disorders last?
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Pituitary disorders usually take the form of non-cancerous tumors of the pituitary gland and last un...
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What are pituitary disorders?
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Pituitary disorders affect the pituitary, a small gland at the base of the skull that determines the...
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