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Treatment of Adrenal Cancer

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Best hospitals and doctors for adrenal cancer treatment abroad

The selection of doctors and clinics is carried out on the basis of annual qualification reports. The main selection criterion is the number of operations or procedures performed. It takes into account experience, reputation in the medical society, the availability of quality certificates and high specialization in a certain field.

Cost for treatment

Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
 from  552
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
 from  6514
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
 from  13500

University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

10/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is regularly ranked among the best medical institutions in Germany! The hospital is the largest multidisciplinary medical facility, as well as a leading research and training center in Germany and Europe. The hospital is proud of i
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
1922
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
18563
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
29658

Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

8/10
location_onTurkey, Istanbul

Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology

Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul is the largest, leading hospital in Turkey with a broad range of medical services. Thanks to the highly qualified medical staff, the state-of-the-art medical technology and a special well-being ambience, the Hospital enjoys an excellent reputation in both national and international ar
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
1144 help804
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
10502.8 help9159
Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
3963 help3483

University Hospital Ulm

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Ulm

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

The University Hospital Ulm started its activities 35 years ago and during this time it has become one of the most prestigious medical institutions in Europe. The hospital is famous for its numerous discoveries and the world-class achievements in medicine and pharmaceuticals. The medical facility has 29 specialized departments a
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
1829
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
17394
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
27997

Urology Hospital Munich-Planegg Munich

10/10
location_onGermany, Munich

The Department of Urology

The Urology Hospital Munich - Planegg, founded in 1969, is one of the most advanced specialized urology clinics in Germany. The main focuses of the hospital include urologic oncology, reconstructive surgery, general urology, andrology and pediatric urology. Comprised of 120 employees, the medical team of the hospital annually pr
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2318 help1818
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
16797

Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi

9/10
location_onIndia, New Delhi

Department of Urology

Primus Super Speciality Hospital is a state-of-the-art multispecialty hospital located in New Delhi, which is the heart of India’s capital. It has been designed and constructed using the most advanced medical technology from all around the world. The infrastructure of the hospital and the quiet environment contribute to fa
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
871 help552
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
7677.6 help6514
Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
2755.2 help2357

Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Urology

Being the medical school for both Humboldt University and Free University of Berlin and having a long experience, the Charite Hospital has gained wide recognition. It is regarded as one of the most research-intensive medical facilities in Germany and the largest university medical center in Europe. With more than 100 c
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2463
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
24116
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
23351

University Hospital Heidelberg

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Heidelberg

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Heidelberg ranks among the top five hospitals in Germany! The hospital is one of the most advanced and reputable medical institutions not only in Germany, but throughout Europe. There are more than 43 specialized departments and 13 medical institutes, which cover all field
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
0
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
0
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
0

University Hospital Jena

8.9/10
location_onGermany, Jena

Department of Urology

The University Hospital Jena is a multidisciplinary medical faicility with a long history, 26 specialized departments and 25 research institutes. There are annually treated about 420,000 outpatients and 52,000 inpatients. The medical staff of the hospital is comprised of about 4,800 health workers. The hospital has high qua
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
1927
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
18296
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
22888

University Hospital Erlangen

9.1/10
location_onGermany, Erlangen

Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology

University Hospital Erlangen is one of the leading university hospitals in Bavaria and offers advanced medicine, characterized by a tight integration of patient care with university research and teaching. It pursues a very innovative concept. The research results in Erlangen set new standards in the prevention, diagnosis and tre
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
1824
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
16694
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
23153

University Hospital Halle (Saale)

9.6/10
location_onGermany, Halle

Department of Urology

The University Hospital of Halle (Saale), abbreviated as UHH, combines modern medical institutions in a university rich in traditions. As the largest provider of health care services in the southern part of Saxony-Anhalt, the University Hospital has a wide range of specialized departments and institutions and ensures top-class m
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
1807
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
16709
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
23375

University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Hamburg

Department of Urology

The University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) consists of more than 80 interdisciplinary cooperating departments, polyclinics and institutes within 14 medical centers. The Medical Center has over 1,346 beds. The University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf annually treats about 92,000 inpatients and 291,000 outpatien
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2243
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
21548
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
23361

University Hospital Würzburg

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Würzburg

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

According to the Focus magazine in 2019, the University Hospital Würzburg ranks among the top national German hospitals! The hospital is one of the oldest medical facilities in Germany. The centuries-old traditions of first-class treatment are combined with the very latest achievements of modern evidence-based medicine and
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
1825
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
16400
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
23305

University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Urology

Founded in 1834, the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich combines long traditions and the very latest achievements of modern medicine, thanks to which it belongs to Germany's leading hospitals. The medical facility includes 33 specialized departments, 20 interdisciplinary centers, in which patients are provided with f
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
1929
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
18531
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
29319

University Hospital RWTH Aachen

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Aachen

Department of Urology

With its 34 clinics, 25 institutes and five multidisciplinary units covers the University Hospital Aachen not only the entire spectrum of medicine, but also it offers a patient- oriented medical care and nursing, medical education and research of international level. The University Hospital RWTH Aachen is included in t
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2004
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
18227
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
29321

University Hospital Duesseldorf

9.5/10
location_onGermany, Duesseldorf

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the University Hospital Duesseldorf ranks among the top Germany hospitals! The hospital is an excellent example of a combination of high-quality health care, research and teaching activities. With more than 50,000 inpatients and about 300,000 outpatients every year, the hospital is
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2017
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
18486
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
23227

University Hospital Cologne

9.5/10
location_onGermany, Cologne

Department of Urology

The University Hospital Cologne is included in the Focus magazine rating of top German hospitals 2017 and offers patients first-class medical care meeting the latest medical advancements. Both doctors and researchers of the hospital are constantly searching for new techniques in the field of diagnosis and treatmen
Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
1799
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
12226
Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
7141

About the disease

Adrenal gland cancer is mostly benign tumor of hormonally active adrenal gland. Even though the adrenal gland cancer is not very dangerous, it has a capacity for malignant transformation in future. Usually adrenal adenoma is detected by chance during the regular examination of the abdominal cavity. The adrenal glands are a pair of endocrine glands, that perform various functions in human body. They are situated right above the kidneys. The main reason for adrenal gland malfunction is the hormones insuffciency. Different endocrinal diseases also lead to various problems with this part of human body.

Before beginning treatment the doctor needs to know for sure that the symptoms are not caused by the tumor in the brain, because adrenal cancer and brain cancer usually have similiar symptoms.

The prognosis for adrenal cancer is favorable with 60-70% survival rate. The exact causes for adrenal gland cancer are still unknown to the modern science. It is assumed that heredity plays the main role in the development of adrenal cancer. Cancers of the adrenal glands are rare that`s why they are not researched enough.

Symptoms

  • Weakness
  • Limb tremor
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Jitters
  • Growing sense of fear and constant anxiety
  • Frequent urination

Diagnosis

Complex diagnosis of adrenal cancer is performed by an endocrinologist. It includes blood and urine tests, as well as instrumental examination.

  • Ultrasound can detects adrenal tumors at an early stage, which is very important for the treatment. It also determines the exact location of adrenal glands cancer .
  • Computer tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are also the methods of diagnosis.
  • In some cases radiography research is needed to eliminate the process of tumor metastasis to the lungs. 

Treatment

  • Surgery may be either abdominal or endoscopic - each of the surgical approach has its advantages and disadvantages. Endoscopic surgery is performed with the help of video equipment, which is provided by a flexible endoscope. The endoscope is inserted into small incisions or punctures (ranging in size from 0.5 to 1 cm). Punctures during endoscopic surgery are created on the abdomen of the patient. Usually the surgery removes all of the affected adrenal glands (in case of benign tumor). If the tumor is malignant, then the removal of the adrenal gland is performed under general anesthesia. Depending on the pathology, one or two of the adrenal glands are removed.
  • Radiation therapy is also a well-known method for treatment of adrenal tumors. In most cases radiation therapy must be used with great precaution. Since the kidney tissue is highly sensitive, even small doses of ionizing radiation may adversely affect its functions. In past few years the treatment of "Cyber-knife" is becoming increasingly famous, but it can be performed only in the best hospitals of the world.
  • Chemotherapy is an effective treatment option for certain types of adrenal tumors. Usually, this treatment is used to reduce the further development of the tumor. Sometimes specific chemotherapy drugs are prescribed by the doctor to suppress the symptoms of cancer associated with hormone activity of hormone-dependent tumors. Rarely the doctors prefer not to use ant treatment for tumor and observe its dynamics. Such method is used when tumor is "clinically silent" and does not release hormones. It is also used is the tumor has a diameter less than 3 centimeters.



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