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What is Endocrine system cancer?

What is Endocrine system cancer?

A cancer that occurs in any part of the endocrine system. The endocrine system consists of hormone ...more »

  • Endocrine system cancer: Cancer that affects any gland in the endocrine system.

Endocrine system cancer: Introduction

Types of Endocrine system cancer:

Types of Endocrine system cancer:

Broader types of Endocrine system cancer:

How many people get Endocrine system cancer?

Incidence (annual) of Endocrine system cancer: 25,520 new cases for endocrine system cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
Incidence Rate of Endocrine system cancer: approx 1 in 10,658 or 0.01% or 25,520 people in USA [about data]

How serious is Endocrine system cancer?

Complications of Endocrine system cancer: see complications of Endocrine system cancer
Deaths for Endocrine system cancer: 2,440 estimated deaths for endocrine system cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)

What causes Endocrine system cancer?

Causes of Endocrine system cancer: see causes of Endocrine system cancer

What are the symptoms of Endocrine system cancer?

Symptoms of Endocrine system cancer: see symptoms of Endocrine system cancer

Complications of Endocrine system cancer: see complications of Endocrine system cancer

Endocrine system cancer: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Endocrine system cancer.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Endocrine system cancer.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Endocrine system cancer: Oncologist, Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Endocrine system cancer.
Treatments for Endocrine system cancer: see treatments for Endocrine system cancer
Research for Endocrine system cancer: see research for Endocrine system cancer

Society issues for Endocrine system cancer


Hospitalization statistics for Endocrine system cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Endocrine system cancer:

  • 0.72% (91,298) of hospital episodes were for malignant neoplasms of thyroid and other endocrine glands in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 86% of hospital consultations for malignant neoplasms of thyroid and other endocrine glands required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 40% of hospital episodes for malignant neoplasms of thyroid and other endocrine glands were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 60% of hospital episodes for malignant neoplasms of thyroid and other endocrine glands were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 30% of hospital admissions for malignant neoplasms of thyroid and other endocrine glands required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasms of thyroid and other endocrine glands in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Endocrine system cancer:

Organs and body systems related to Endocrine system cancer include:

Name and Aliases of Endocrine system cancer

Main name of condition: Endocrine system cancer

Other names or spellings for Endocrine system cancer:

endocrine cancer

Endocrine system cancer: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Endocrine system cancer:

 

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