Pituitary Day at Brigham and Women's
March 29, 2014 - Boston, MA
Brigham and Women's is hosting a Pituitary Day that unites patients, caregivers, family, and friends with leading clinicians, researchers, nurses and other experts to discuss the latest in pituitary diagnosis and treatment.
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New Study on Adrenal Based Subclinical Cushing's Now Recruiting
Adrenal tumors are a common kind of tumor. Some of these secrete extra cortisol into the body, which can lead to diabetes, obesity, and other diseases. Some people with extra cortisol will show symptoms like bruising and muscle weakness. Others will show no signs. Those patients without signs are diagnosed as subclinical hypercortisolism.
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New Medications and Ketoconazole
Within the last several years, the FDA has approved mifepristone (Korlym) and pasireotide (Signifor) for the treatment of Cushing's and recently issued new warnings for ketoconazole.
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News Video on Cushing's!
ABC 7 Eyewitness News in Southern California aired a segment on Cushing's Disease.
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Local Support Groups
Local support groups are currently meeting in the following areas:
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