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Adrenal cortical carcinoma
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Adrenal cortical carcinomas are rare tumors that arise from the outer layer of the adrenal gland called the adrenal cortex. They account for only about 1% of all cancers.
Adrenal cortical tumors can be either benign (noncancerous) or cancerous. The most common type of adrenal cortical tumor is a pheochromocytoma, arising from the chromaffin cell, which produces the hormone adrenaline.
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