Clinical Case of Metastatic Adrenocortical Carcinoma With Unusual Evolution: Review the Literature

Luis Cabezon-Gutierrez, Ana Isabel Franco-Moreno, Parham Khosravi-Shahi, Sara Custodio-Cabello, Maria Jose Garcia-Navarro, Rosa Maria Martin-Diaz


Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare and heterogeneous malignancy, with an incidence of approximately 0.72 per million cases per year leading to 0.2% of all cancer deaths in the United States. Metastatic ACC has a dismal prognosis with an overall survival of less than 1 year. We present a case of a 37-year-old man with metastatic ACC with unusual good prognosis and review the therapeutic options in the literature.

World J Oncol. 2015;6(6):485-490


Adrenocortical carcinoma; Mitotane; Chemotherapy

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