Adrenal Cortical Cancer from a Regional Cancer Center in South India

Adrenal Cortical Cancer from a Regional Cancer Center in South India

Author(s)

Lakshmaiah K. C, Usha Amirtham, Suresh Babu, Venugopal Arroju, Govind Babu K, Lokanatha Dasappa, Linu Abraham Jacob, Lokesh K.N, Rudresh AH, Rajeev LK, Sunny Garg, Smitha Carol Saldanha

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Abstract

Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare cancer, with an incidence in the literature of 0.5 to 2 cases per million population per year which has a poor prognosis..There is limited data in Indian population. Hence we undertook this retrospective observational study of adrenal cortical carcinoma at our center in Southern India. This study includes 5 consecutive cases diagnosed as adrenal cortical carcinoma between January 2009 and December 2015 was included.

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