Learn About Pituitary Tumor Treatment Options

Understand Symptoms and Treatment Options for Pituitary Tumors

The pituitary gland is a small, bean-shaped gland located in the brain that controls the production of hormones in the body. Hormones control functions like growth, blood pressure and more. When a pituitary tumor forms, hormone production and regulation can be affected and cause disruptive symptoms.

Whether you’re exploring treatment for you or a loved one, we can help you make an informed decision about care. Our treatment guide covers:

  • Types of pituitary gland tumors.
  • Risk factors to watch for.
  • Treatment options to consider.
  • Next steps to take.

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Vanderbilt Skull Base Center surgeons acted swiftly to save this patient’s life when he experienced neurologic symptoms. See how our expert care led to Curtis’s full recovery.