What is Adrenal Cancer?

Adrenal cancer is a rare cancer of the adrenal gland, some types of which can easily spread to other areas of the body. Tumors may affect hormones produces by the adrenal gland, causing related symptoms like fluid build-up, weight gain, increase in facial hair, and early puberty in children.

Treatment for adrenal cancer includes removal of cancerous tumors, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. Some drugs commonly used to treat adrenal cancer are adrenal cytotoxic agents (Lysodren) and catecholamine synthesis inhibitors (Demser).

Savings Tips for Adrenal Cancer

  • High Costs Are Threatening Cancer Care

    September 23, 2014

    Many folks with cancer in the United States have a chemotherapy option their insurance won’t pay for, or a copayment they can’t afford. The American Society of Clinical Oncology released a report in 2014 outlining the threat of the high cost of treatment to cancer care in America.

    What’s going on here?

    • Cancer drugs are expensive, and Medicare reimbursement levels for them are lower.
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Popular Adrenal Cancer Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Beta Blockers 15 See Prices
Adrenal Cytotoxic Agents 82 See Prices
Catecholamine Synthesis Inhibitors 10,600 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Adrenal Cancer Drug Classes

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