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Adrenal Cancer Causes & Risks


The cause is unknown.

Risk Factors

There are few known risk factors for cancers of the adrenal cortex but, the following factors may contribute:

  • Being female
  • Children under 5 years old
  • Adults between 40 to 50 years old
  • A genetic defect may cause adrenocortical cancer in some children, but the majority are non-hereditary

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