Adrenocortical Carcinoma

Basic Science and Clinical Concepts

  • Gary D. Hammer
  • Tobias Else

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. History of Adrenocortical Carcinoma Research and Clinical Care

  3. Epidemiology, Presentation and Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Martin Fassnacht, Bruno Allolio
      Pages 23-29
    3. Bruno Allolio, Martin Fassnacht
      Pages 31-47
    4. Holger S. Willenberg, Stefan R. Bornstein
      Pages 49-64
  4. Imaging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Melvyn Korobkin, Anca M. Avram, Hero K. Hussain
      Pages 67-84
    3. Anca M. Avram, Stephanie Hahner
      Pages 85-103
  5. Pathology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
  6. Genetic and Molecular Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. David Malkin
      Pages 173-191
    3. Gerard P. Zambetti, Raul C. Ribeiro
      Pages 193-205
    4. Tobias Else, Peter J. Hornsby
      Pages 207-225
    5. Michael DeBaun, Jennifer Horst
      Pages 227-234

About this book


This first edition of the textbook “Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Basic Sciences and Clinical Concepts” provides a concise compilation of relevant data advancing our current understanding of this rare cancer. Chapters are dedicated to various aspects of both the basic biology and the clinical science relating to adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC). Expert clinicians introduce the reader to current state-of-the-art clinical care of patients with ACC. As a considerable body of knowledge on ACC has accumulated over the last decades, expert scientists have authored additional sections that serve as a reference source for the experienced researcher as well as an introduction for the trainee in the laboratory or clinic. Clinical topics span the epidemiology, diagnosis and therapy of ACC. Scientific topics areas span the pathology and pathophysiology of ACC with a special focus on experimental models of adrenocortical tumors and recent advances in the genetic aspects and signaling pathways in ACC. The content of this book was compiled and edited with the intent of facilitating the translation of knowledge into future diagnostic and therapeutic tools that will ultimately improve patient care.

Editors and affiliations

  • Gary D. Hammer
    • 1
  • Tobias Else
    • 2
  1. 1.Ann ArborUSA
  2. 2.Dept. Internal Medicine, Div. Pulmonary & Critical Care MedicineUniversity of Michigan Health SystemAnn ArborUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-77235-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-77236-3
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