Genome-Wide Studies in Adrenocortical Neoplasia

  • Thomas J. GiordanoEmail author


In the not too distant past, there existed a mystique amongst pathologists, radiologists, and clinicians regarding neoplasms of the adrenal cortex. Specifically, there was a belief by some that it was not possible to accurately classify adrenal tumors into benign and malignant categories in the absence of metastatic disease. It was this mystical quality that led Larry Weiss and his colleagues to systematically examine the histopathology of a series of adrenocortical tumors and thus derive the evaluation system that bears his name [1, 2].


Copy Number Change Adrenocortical Carcinoma Pediatric Tumor Adrenocortical Tumor Normal Cortex 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Pathology and Internal MedicineUniversity of Michigan Health System, University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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