Strike action between Monday 2 October to Thursday 5 October 2023

Consultants and junior doctors at The Christie will both strike between 7am on Monday 2 October to 7am on Thursday 5 October 2023. Both consultants and junior doctors will still provide emergency care during their strikes.

We are proactively contacting patients with appointments that may be affected by this strike. If you have an appointment at the Trust on any of these dates, please continue to come to The Christie and our other centres as planned unless we contact you to tell you otherwise. There may be longer waits than usual in clinics during this time.

Please do not call to check if your appointment is still going ahead.

Skip to Content

Adrenal gland tumours

The adrenal glands are part of the body’s endocrine system. Cancer in the adrenal glands can affect how the body produces hormones.

The endocrine system in the body produces hormones. Hormones are chemicals that control a number of bodily functions, including growth and development, blood sugar levels, sleep and respiration.

The adrenal glands are part of the endocrine system. They produce a number of different hormones including adrenaline and the steroids aldosterone and cortisol.

Adrenal gland tumours are a type of endocrine tumour. Endocrine tumours can affect how your body produces hormones. This means they can have a range of different symptoms.

At The Christie, the endocrinology department treat adrenal gland tumours, as well as other adrenal gland disorders.

Last updated: March 2023