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Pheochromocytoma

How Is It Treated?

Treatment for pheochromocytoma varies based on:
 
  • The pheochromocytoma stage
  • The patient's age and general health.
     
In general, treatment can include:
 
  • Surgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy.
     
The doctor can describe the different treatment options and the expected results of each. The patient and the doctor can work together to develop a treatment plan that meets the patient's medical needs and personal values. Choosing the most appropriate treatment is a decision that ideally involves the patient, family, and healthcare team.
 
(Click Pheochromocytoma Treatment for more information.)
 

Prognosis for Pheochromocytoma

The prognosis for this type of tumor depends on:
 
  • The stage of pheochromocytoma
  • The patient's age and general health.

 

(Click Pheochromocytoma Stages for more information.)

 

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