Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Steroid Inhibitors in Cushing’s Led to Spontaneous Remission of Ectopic Tumors in Case Study

Inhibiting steroid production with metyrapone, a common therapy used in Cushing’s disease, may not only normalize cortisol levels but also lead to the spontaneous remission of ectopic tumors producing adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), according to a case study. Researchers presented the case of a 71-year old women whose ACTH-producing lung tumor regressed spontaneously…