Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Cushing's Syndrome and Disease: A Disorder That Often Goes Undiagnosed

Obesity, excess neck fat and the ability to easily bruise are just a few signs of this commonly overlooked condition. Often it is caused by a tumor in the adrenal gland, which may be cancerous. Nancy D. Perrier, M.D., F.A.C.S., chief of the Section of Surgical Endocrinology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses this disorder and the difference between the syndrome and disease.

Guest(s): Nancy D. Perrier, M.D., F.A.C.S.

From http://www.mdanderson.org/newsroom/cancer-newsline/cancer-newsline-topics/2011/cancer-newsline-cushing-s-syndrome-and-disease-a-disorder-that-often-goes-undiagnosed.html