Adrenal Cancer

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News: Adrenal Cancer

Cardiologist and Boston Sci exec Baim dies at 60  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
The Associated PressBaim had undergone recent surgery to remove diseased tissue caused by adrenal cancer, a rare form of the disease that attacks the adrenal glands. ...

Boston Scientific officer dies after cancer surgery  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Minneapolis Star TribuneBaim, 60, had undergone surgery to remove diseased tissue caused by adrenal cancer, according to the Associated Press. A former Harvard Medical School ...

Seven weeks from disease diagnosis to death, cancer spread 'like express train'  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Derby Evening TelegraphThey then removed it but on September 16 he was told that he had adrenal cancer and that it had spread to his stomach and pelvis. "It just went through his ...

Twenty-four hours: 24 health care horror stories  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Workday MinnesotaAt a news conference at the state Capitol, relatives of Nora Longley described her death in May 2009 of adrenal cancer after going months without access to ...

Paying it forward  -  Dec 2, 2008
Scranton Times-Tribune,Woodard sat quietly around the house, drained of energy from the chemotherapy and experimental treatments he was receiving for his adrenal cancer.

Carmen Rodriguez, 52, cancer epidemiologist  -  18 Nov 2008
Atlanta Journal Constitution,Dr. Rodriguez, 52, died Friday of adrenal cancer at her home in Marietta. The funeral will be 1:30 pm Thursday at Catholic Church of St. Ann in Marietta.

Neighbors Worth Knowing: Joanne D'Alton has learned to accept even ...  -  Oct 26, 2008
Sheboygan Press,Or her regular trips to Rhinelander to help her 79-year-old mother, also a breast-cancer survivor, through a triple heart bypass and now adrenal cancer.

Credit Crunch Misery - Mortgage firm 'chased cancer victim to his ...  -  Oct 25, 2008,Stuart, who’d served with the Coldstream Guards, was told he had cancer of the oesophagus and adrenal cancer last November. He died last month.

Medical marijuana crusader wants to revisit Canada  -  Jul 9, 2008
Globe and Mail,He had fought unsuccessfully for years to stay in Canada, saying he would be deprived of the marijuana he needs to keep a rare form of adrenal cancer in

Help pours in for family of Dunmore boy with cancer  -  Jul 7, 2008
Scranton Times-Tribune,Phoenix, who was diagnosed with adrenal cancer in May 2007, had surgery and just finished a year’s worth of chemotherapy treatments.

Confronting the cost of care  -  Jul 1, 2008
Catholic Courier,But Salerno has adrenal cancer, no insurance and few options. A resident of Wolcott, Wayne County, she works six days a week at a local diner, earning about

Sudbury Star,He had fought unsuccessfully for years to stay in Canada, claiming he would be deprived of the marijuana he needs to keep a rare form of adrenal cancer in

World Class Doctor Offers Cancer Hope  -  Apr 24, 2008
KOBI 5,Dr. Gary Hammer heads up the Adrenal Cancer Program at the University of Michigan's Comprehensive Cancer Center. His facility sees half of the country's

She got her 30 minutes of wonderful  -  May 14, 2008
Los Angeles Times,Megan, then 24, had adrenal cancer in 2004. Looking for any way to cheer up her daughter, Valerie Bosselman showed up in the ICU one day wearing a sweater

The 5K Frenzy: Dutchess County home to many races this weekend  -  Apr 24, 2008
Poughkeepsie Journal,Ann Whalen 5K Fun Road Race: The Friends of Ann Whalen are hosting the second annual race to benefit the Adrenal Cancer Research by the TGen Foundation.

Fossil Ridge tennis player is leading doubles team while dealing ...  -  May 6, 2008
The Coloradoan,How can it be when you're Chelsea Dinkel and your mother, your idol, died less than a month ago after a 15-year battle with adrenal cancer.

Lincolnshire Echo,He lost his brave battle against adrenal cancer, which affects less than 30 Britons a year. But despite his suffering, family and friends say they will

Have a ball, help a child  -  Dec 1, 2007
Scranton Times-Tribune,BY PATRICE WILDING Just over three months ago, James Quinn learned that his close friend Micah Woodard’s 3-year-old son was diagnosed with adrenal cancer.

36-year-old elaine dies with cancer  -  Nov 22, 2007
Fife Today,...elaine spent a lot of time researching her condition, keeping up to date with the latest developments in the fight against adrenal cancer. her optimism

benefit to be held  -  Oct 29, 2007
Tribune Chronicle,...jarvis said the adrenal cancer she is battling affects about 300 people annually in the united states. with no cure, jarvis has undergone four rounds of

Genetic study by Clinic's Dr. Charis Eng of 1880s adrenal cancer ...  -  Sep 28, 2007
The Plain Dealer -,...sweating profusely and complaining of a killer headache, doctors had no way of knowing that the German woman was dying of a rare form of adrenal cancer.

The Adrenal Glands  -  Sep 28, 2007,The American Cancer Society estimates only about 300 to 500 cases of adrenal cancer occur every year in the US It's most common in adults 45 to 50.

Background information on Adrenal Cancer [When available]

In mammals, the adrenal glands (also known as suprarenal glands or colloquially as kidney hats) are the triangle-shaped endocrine glands that sit atop the kidneys. They are chiefly responsible for regulating the stress response through the synthesis of corticosteroids and catecholamines, including cortisol and adrenalin.

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