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Vivantes Neukölln Hospital Berlin

10/10 from 23 Votes

The Vivantes Neukölln Hospital is the maximum care hospital and one of the largest healthcare facilities in Berlin.   There are more than 20 specialized departments and centers, including pediatric departments. In total, the hospital has 1,200 beds.

Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2988
Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
6802
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
26333
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
26247
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Berlin

Gamma Knife and Radiotherapy Center Krefeld

10/10 from 2 Votes

Since November 2009, the Gamma Knife Krefeld Centre has been equipped with Gamma Knife Perfexion ™ - the world's most advanced radiosurgical device for the treatment of tumors and vascular malformations in the head.

Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
8500
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
8500
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Krefeld

University Hospital Rechts der Isar of the Munich Technical University

10/10 from 70 Votes

The Rechts der Isar Hospital is the University Hospital of the Technical University of Munich. There is intensive cooperation between the research facilities of the TU and the hospital in numbers of areas.

Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
3550
Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
5765
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
26692
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
26322
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich

Gamma Knife and Radiotherapy Center Hannover

10/10 from 23 Votes

The Gamma Knife and Radiotherapy Center Hannover is the best clinic for radiosurgery and radiation therapy in Germany. The clinic enjoys authority in the medical world. The treatment of tumors is carried out with the use of an innovative approach.

Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
8500
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
8500
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Hannover

Academic Hospital Asklepios Barmbek Hamburg

9.5/10 from 23 Votes

As an Academic Hospital of the University of Hamburg, the Asklepios Barmbek Hospital offers a wide range of medical services in the field of conservative and surgical treatment. The hospital was opened in 2005 and today it is one of the best and modern medical centers in Europe.

Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2710
Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
6113
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
22722
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
22599
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Hamburg

University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU)

9.2/10 from 40 Votes

The Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich is a center of high-end medicine, medical innovation and medical and technical progress, which enables an individual and safe patient care.

Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2964
Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
6784
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
26367
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
26203
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich
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Academic Hospital Schwabing Munich

8.5/10 from 7 Votes

The Schwabing Clinic is a modern medical facility with a high level of service. The clinic has high-tech modern equipment, making it one of the best hospitals not only in Germany but also in Europe. There are comfortable single and double rooms with shower and toilet, TV, telephone and radio.

Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
5651
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich

Academic Hospital Neuperlach Munich

9.8/10 from 11 Votes

The Neuperlach Clinic is a modern medical facility with a high level of service. The clinic has high-tech modern equipment, making it one of the best hospitals not only in Germany but also in Europe. There are comfortable single and double rooms with shower and toilet, TV, telephone and radio.

Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
5680
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich

University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

10/10 from 97 Votes

The University Hospital Frankfurt is part of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. The hospital was founded in 1914 and today it is a famous German medical institution with rich traditions. The hospital treats about 49,000 inpatients and 220,000 outpatients every year.

Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2717
Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
6000
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
22884
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
22598
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Frankfurt am Main

St. Vincentius Clinic Karlsruhe

9.8/10 from 23 Votes

The St. Vincentius Clinic is the largest multidisciplinary medical institution and academiс hospital of the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg. Treatment and diagnosis of patients is conducted by doctors with a scientific degree. They are introducing the latest progressive techniques.

Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
5734
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
21509
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
21259
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Karlsruhe

University Hospital Muenster

9.8/10 from 78 Votes

The University Hospital Muenster is one of the most respected multi-field medical centers in Germany. It consists of more than 30 departments and numerous research institutes and centers. Every year over 58,000 inpatients are treated here and nearly 475,000 patients receive medical care on the outpatient basis.

Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2709
Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
5747
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
22800
Radiotherapy for adrenal cortex carcinoma
22886
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Muenster

Leverkusen Clinic

10/10 from 23 Votes

The Leverkusen Clinic is a hospital with a top-class regional medical care. It has the highly qualified diagnostic and health care facilities.

Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2571
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
8558
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Leverkusen

Vivantes Humboldt Hospital Berlin

9.7/10 from 23 Votes

An academic clinic of the university medical complex Charité, the Vivantes Humboldt Hospital is one of the largest specialized medical institutions in Berlin.

Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2887
Chemotherapy for adrenal cancer
6801
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
10887
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Berlin

Academic Hospital Bogenhausen Munich

9.2/10 from 43 Votes

With more than 36,000 patients annually and 1,000 beds, the Academic Hospital Bogenhausen is one of the largest clinics in Munich.

Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2717
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
9274
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich

Urology Hospital Munich-Planegg Munich

9/10 from 23 Votes

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.

Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2699
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
8972
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich

Preventicum Diagnostic Сlinic Essen

10/10 from 1 Votes

The Preventicum Diagnostic Clinic has been intensively working over the years to become one of the leading medical excellence centres in Germany.

Diagnostic tests for Adrenal cancer
2863
Surgery treatment of adrenal cancers
10800
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Essen

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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