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 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