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Society for Endocrinology BES 2016

Brighton, UK
07 Nov 2016 - 09 Nov 2016

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07 Nov 2016 to 09 Nov 2016 Brighton, UK Further information

Plenary Lectures

Society for Endocrinology Dale Medal Lecture

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The ever changing facets of Cushing’s syndrome

Stewart Paul

100 years have passed since Harvey Cushing linked a basophilic pituitary adenoma to bilateral adrenal hyperplasia, and in doing so elegantly depicted the clinical phenotype of “Cushing’s syndrome. Today we are uncovering the molecular basis for these tumours and pioneering novel surgical and medical therapies to improve clinical outcome, but fortunately they remain rare. Conversely iatrogenic Cushing’s with concomitant adrenal suppression is seen in the 1% of th...