Adrenal Cancer

Adrenal cancer (also called adrenocortical carcinoma) is a rare disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the outer layer of the adrenal gland.

Risk Factors

Risk factors for adrenal cancer include having the following hereditary diseases:

  • Li-Fraumeni syndrome
  • Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome
  • Carney complex
  • Von Hippel-Lindau disease or a family history of Von Hippel-Lindau disease