Adrenalectomy for isolated adrenal metastases from non-adrenal cancer.

  title={Adrenalectomy for isolated adrenal metastases from non-adrenal cancer.},
  author={Christian A. Paul and Katherine S. Virgo and Terence P. Wade and Riccardo Alberto Audisio and F. E. Johnson},
  journal={International journal of oncology},
  volume={17 1},
Adrenalectomy for metastatic cancer is rarely performed. The survival benefit for patients undergoing resection of isolated adrenal metastases is not clear. The goal of this study was to compile a series of such cases from national and international sources and examine patient survival. The patient series was derived from published series and case reports, plus eight new cases from an international registry of patients. We found 77 patients. We examined the effect of primary tumor site… CONTINUE READING