Adrenal cancer is cancer of one or both of the adrenal glands. The function of the adrenal glands is to produce hormones such as adrenaline, aldosterone and cortisol which are crucial to the proper functioning of organs and tissues in the body. This article will detail how adrenal cancer is diagnosed, the signs of adrenal cancer and the different ways in which it is treated.
An adrenalectomy is the surgical removal of one or both of the adrenal glands and is used to treat cancers in the adrenal gland. This article provides information about the surgery itself, the possible side effects and risks, recovery and care after surgery and how you can best care for yourself.