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Adrenocortical Carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm of the ADRENAL CORTEX. Adrenocortical carcinomas are unencapsulated anaplastic (ANAPLASIA) masses sometimes exceeding 20 cm or 200 g. They are more likely to be functional than nonfunctional, and produce ADRENAL CORTEX HORMONES that may result in hypercortisolism (CUSHING SYNDROME); HYPERALDOSTERONISM; and/or VIRILISM.
Also Known As:
Carcinoma, Adrenocortical; Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma; Adrenal Cortical Carcinomas; Adrenocortical Carcinomas; Carcinomas, Adrenal Cortical; Carcinomas, Adrenocortical; Carcinoma, Adrenal Cortical
Networked: 1862 relevant articles (79 outcomes, 207 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
3. Cushing Syndrome
4. Adenoma (Adenomas)
5. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)

Experts

1. Fassnacht, Martin: 104 articles (03/2024 - 01/2005)
2. Terzolo, Massimo: 54 articles (11/2023 - 09/2005)
3. Berruti, Alfredo: 54 articles (10/2023 - 09/2005)
4. Kroiss, Matthias: 45 articles (02/2024 - 02/2010)
5. Hahner, Stefanie: 39 articles (02/2024 - 01/2005)
6. Allolio, Bruno: 33 articles (11/2015 - 01/2005)
7. Ronchi, Cristina L: 32 articles (03/2024 - 09/2009)
8. Sbiera, Silviu: 31 articles (11/2023 - 09/2009)
9. Altieri, Barbara: 30 articles (03/2024 - 01/2014)
10. Grisanti, Salvatore: 30 articles (10/2023 - 02/2016)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Adrenocortical Carcinoma:
1. Mitotane (Lysodren)FDA Link
2. Cisplatin (Platino)FDA LinkGeneric
3. SteroidsIBA
4. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Etoposide (VP 16)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Biomarkers (Surrogate Marker)IBA
8. Hormones (Hormone)IBA
9. Suramin (Suramin Sodium)IBA
10. Mebendazole (Anti-Worm)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Therapeutics
2. Adrenalectomy
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Immunotherapy
5. Radiotherapy