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Changes in Cushing’s Medical Community Over Last 15 Years

Question:  If you have been in practice for 15 years or more, what changes have you seen in the Cushing’s medical community regarding treatment, medical therapies, theories on causes, etc.?  Before we had any medications available, what did Cushing’s patients do if surgery and/or radiation didn’t work or they weren’t a candidate for either? Answer: Continue Reading

Medications to Treat Cushing’s

Question: What medications are used to treat Cushing’s?  Answer: For the majority of individuals with Cushing’s syndrome (CS), surgery directed at the pituitary or adrenal glands is the first and most important treatment; however, many patients do not have a sustained remission after surgery. As a result, treatment options other than surgery are needed forContinue Reading