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Leslie E., Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery

I am married and have two daughters, ages 6 and 17. We discovered that I had a pituitary tumor in the summer of 2012, and I had a series of surgeries between December 2012 and February 2013. My symptoms were unavoidable by spring 2012, but looking back, I think my tumor was starting to “zap” me in 2010 with bouts of acne, an irregular period, small amounts of weight gain, and general feelings of being unwell.Continue Reading

Sandra B., Pituitary Transsphenoidal Surgery, Recurrence, Radiation

I was incorrectly diagnosed for many years, but almost 20 years from my 1st pituitary surgery of 3, pituitary radiation, follicular lymphoma, chemotherapy and radiation to the duodenum, I am happy to report that I am finally better than I have been in years. The journey has not been easy or predictable; however,Continue Reading

Kristie H., Pituitary Transsphenoidal Surgery, Recurrence, Radiation

I’ve been waiting to write my story for the CSRF newsletter until it had a happy ending and I had some fabulous “after” pictures to share where I looked like my pre-Cushing’s self again. I don’t know if or when that will happen, and I feel that this is the right time to share my journey with this insidious disease.Continue Reading

Sharlene S., Pituitary Transsphenoidal Surgery, Recurrence, Bilateral Adrenalectoy, Radiation

My story starts at the age of 18, right after I graduated High School in 2003. Just a few weeks after I was done with school my dad passed away at the age of 38 and from then on, I started to gain weight non- stop. Continue Reading

Carolina M., Pituitary Transsphenoidal Surgery, Recurrence

I am from Peru, South America and I am now living in Jackson, Mississippi. I was diagnosed with Cushing’s in 2005 when I was a 25 year old. I had just finished medical School in Lima, Peru.Continue Reading


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