Adrenal Gland Tumors: Stefan Grebe, M.D., Ph.D., and Irina Bancos, M.D.

Answers From the Lab

In this episode of “Answers From the Lab,” host Bobbi Pritt, M.D.,  chair of the Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic, is joined by Stefan Grebe, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Clinical Mass Spectrometry and Test Development Laboratory in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, and Irina Bancos, M.D., consultant in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism with a joint appointment in biochemistry and immunology. They discuss the diagnosis and management of adrenal gland tumors.

Specific topics of discussion include:

  • How the adrenal glands function and how tumors may affect these small, hormone-producing glands.
  • Testing options for diagnosing malignant and benign tumors of the adrenal gland.
  • Mayo Clinic’s use of machine learning and other innovative tools to distinguish adrenal carcinoma from common benign adrenal tumors as well as non-endocrine adrenal malignancies.

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