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The Master Gland and its Tumors

“When you hear hoof beats think of horses before zebras.”
Adage familiar to most doctors, reminding them that most symptoms come from common problems. Author unknown. 1,032 more words

Cushing's Disease

I have a tumor in my brain, and I’m happy about it

I have a tumor I’m happy about, and we need to repeal the 8th amendment. One evening, I came home from a run, went to take a shower, and noticed what looked for all the world like breast milk on my chest. 779 more words

Role of radiosurgery in management of pituitary adenoma-The BNI experience

S Meah, E Youssef, W White

Summary: Researchers conducted this study to determine the efficacy of stereotactic radiosurgery with CyberKnife for the treatment of recurrent pituitary adenoma. 223 more words


Johns Hopkins surgeon 'Dr. Q' to get Hollywood treatment

Brad Pitt’s production company Plan B has teamed up with Disney to develop a movie based on the life of Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, the head of brain tumor surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. 378 more words


Familial isolated pituitary adenoma (AIP study)

Professor Márta Korbonits is the Chief Investigator for the NIHR Clinical Research Network supported familial pituitary adenomas study (AIP) which is investigating the cause, the clinical characteristics and family screening of this relatively recently established disease group. 475 more words


"Big, big booty, what you gotta big booty" - J. Lo & Iggy

A little Brain tumor humor. Battling for 13 years now. Pituitary first, now the parathyroid also. Id never even heard of the parathyroid. Over the years, i rarely bring it up except for the rare joke about how it just sounds so dramatic to say i have a brain tumor. 311 more words