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    Adrenocortical Carcinoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Options by Stage

    Stage I Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    Treatment of stage I adrenocortical carcinoma may include the following:

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    • Surgery (adrenalectomy). Nearby lymph nodes may also be removed if they are larger than normal.
    • A clinical trial of a new treatment.

    Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage I adrenocortical carcinoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your doctor about clinical trials that may be right for you. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

    Stage II Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    Treatment of stage II adrenocortical carcinoma may include the following:

    • Surgery (adrenalectomy). Nearby lymph nodes may also be removed if they are larger than normal.
    • A clinical trial of a new treatment.

    Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage II adrenocortical carcinoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your doctor about clinical trials that may be right for you. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

    Stage III Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    Treatment of stage III adrenocortical carcinoma may include the following:

    • Surgery (adrenalectomy). Nearby lymph nodes may also be removed if they are larger than normal.
    • A clinical trial of a new treatment.

    Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage III adrenocortical carcinoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your doctor about clinical trials that may be right for you. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

    Stage IV Adrenocortical Carcinoma

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