Oncology & Cancer

New review identifies four hallmarks of cancer metastasis

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Kansas Cancer Center have identified four hallmarks of cancer metastasis—when cancer has spread to different parts of the body from where it started. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Azedra approved for rare adrenal tumors

(HealthDay)—Azedra (iobenguane) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people 12 and older with rare adrenal gland tumors that can't be surgically removed and have spread beyond the original ...


Increased risk of diabetes with nonfunctional adrenal tumors

(HealthDay)—Patients with nonfunctional adrenal tumors (NFATs) have increased risk of diabetes compared to those without adrenal tumors, according to a study published online Aug. 2 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists identify new drivers of rare cancer type

Cancer researchers in Würzburg, in cooperation with the international Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, have identified new genetic drivers of adrenal cancer. Würzburg was the center of coordination of the European ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Children with Cushing syndrome may have higher suicide risk

Children with Cushing syndrome may be at higher risk for suicide as well as for depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions long after their disease has been successfully treated, according to a study by researchers ...

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