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The Penn Pituitary Tumor Center treats benign and malignant disorders. When malignant, the staff works closely with the Abramson Cancer Center for seamless continuity of care.

Pituitary Disorders Treated at Penn

  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Endocrine cancers
  • Hypothalamic lesion
  • Meningioma
  • Neuroendocrine tumor
  • Pituitary adenoma/tumor
  • Pituitary cancer
  • Pituitary lesion
  • Pituitary tumors

Secretory Tumors

Non Secretory Tumors

  • Rathke's cleft cyst 
  • Craniopharyngioma 
  • Non-functioning adenoma

The Penn Pituitary Tumor Care

  • Penn endocrinologists are the only pituitary specialists in the tri-state area that have access to highly advanced diagnostic and imaging technologies.
  • Penn endocrinologists are part of a multidisciplinary team of endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, neuroradiologists, interventional radiologists, and neuro-ophthalmologists who work together to provide the latest specialized care for patients with pituitary disorders.
  • Penn offers patients with pituitary disorders a range of cutting-edge technologies to treat their tumors including proton therapy, Gamma Knife® Perfexion™and CyberKnife® technology. Patients at Penn receive all levels of care in one place.
  • Penn neuro-ophthalmologists use optical coherence tomography (OCT) to predict vision recovery in patients with pituitary tumors
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