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Neuroendocrine Tumor Day: Spotlight Pheochromocytomas

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Neuroendocrine Tumor Day: Spotlight Pheochromocytomas

Photo credit to MLobliner  via Flickr Pheochromocytomas are rare nervous system tumors that are usually benign and develop in the small glands that sit on top of the kidneys, called the adrenal glands.  Everyone has two adrenal glands that produce hormones that travel throughout the body to give instructions to other organs and tissues.  Tumors…

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