Adrenocortical carcinoma

Tobias Else, Alex C. Kim, Aaron Sabolch, Victoria M. Raymond, Asha Kandathil, Elaine M. Caoili, Shruti Jolly, Barbra S. Miller, Thomas J. Giordano, Gary D. Hammer

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Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare endocrine malignancy, often with an unfavorable prognosis. Here we summarize the knowledge about diagnosis, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and therapy of ACC. Over recent years, multidisciplinary clinics have formedandthe first international treatment trials have been conducted. This review focusesonevidence gained from recent basic science and clinical research and provides perspectives from the experience of a large multidisciplinary clinic dedicated to the care of patients with ACC.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)282-326
Number of pages45
JournalEndocrine reviews
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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Else, T., Kim, A. C., Sabolch, A., Raymond, V. M., Kandathil, A., Caoili, E. M., Jolly, S., Miller, B. S., Giordano, T. J., & Hammer, G. D. (2014). Adrenocortical carcinoma. Endocrine reviews, 35(2), 282-326.