Navigating an Adrenocortical Carcinoma Diagnosis


Adrenocortical Carcinoma (ACC) is a malignant, or cancerous, tumor that starts in the adrenal glands. It has the potential to spread to other organs in the body. ACC represents only 0.3% of all adrenal tumors, and only 3% are cancerous. In endocrinology, ACC is the most common malignant adrenal tumor. It represents 4% of all adrenal tumors treated by endocrinologists.

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