Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Pituitary Tumor Outlook

What to expect with pituitary adenoma:

  • Most people respond very well to treatment.
  • Surgery can result in a cure.
  • Pituitary adenomas rarely turn into cancer.
  • Sometimes they can recur after surgical removal or radiation therapy.

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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Pituitary Tumor References
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