Rare Pituitary Carcinoma Managed With Radiation, Chemotherapy

Rare Pituitary Carcinoma Managed With Radiation, Chemotherapy

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Rare Pituitary Carcinoma Managed With Radiation, Chemotherapy

An aggressive tumor in the brain’s pituitary gland, which caused severe Cushing’s disease, was successfully treated with rounds of radiation and chemotherapy with temozolomide, as described in a recent case report. The study, “ACTH secreting pituitary carcinoma: Rare, durable response to concurrent chemotherapy and re-irradiation with a review of the literature. Recurrent pituitary carcinoma re-irradiation,” was published in the journal Advances in Radiation Oncology. Cushing’s syndrome is a condition marked by high levels of the stress…

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