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Alfredo Berruti, MD, on Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Preliminary Study Results With Adjuvant Mitotane

2022 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium

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Alfredo Berruti, MD, of Italy’s University of Brescia, discusses the first study to give adjuvant mitotane to patients with adrenocortical carcinoma, a rare disease with a high risk of relapse after radical surgery. Although theoretically this treatment may be clinically worthwhile, the findings suggest that the need for adjuvant mitotane should always be discussed on a case-by-case basis by the multidisciplinary team, and more study is warranted (Abstract 1).



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