Aa
A
A
A
Close
Brain/Pituitary Tumors Community
2.19k Members
Avatar universal

Recurring Pituitary Adenoma

I had a pituitary macroadenoma removed last year. It was GH producing. Blood tests and MRI reveal tumor remaining.
My neurosurgeon is against further surgery, as he says the remaining tumor is too close to the carotid artery.
I am seeking another surgeon to take a look and evaluate. Obviously I need someone with a lot of experience and with recurrences and potentially difficult surgery.
0 Responses
Have an Answer?
Top Cancer Answerers
Avatar universal
Northern, NJ
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Here are 15 ways to help prevent lung cancer.
New cervical cancer screening guidelines change when and how women should be tested for the disease.
They got it all wrong: Why the PSA test is imperative for saving lives from prostate cancer
Everything you wanted to know about colonoscopy but were afraid to ask
A quick primer on the different ways breast cancer can be treated.
Get the facts about this disease that affects more than 240,000 men each year.