Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes
Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes are rare, inherited endocrine disorders where glands develop benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous) tumors.
What you should know about multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes
- MEN syndromes are grouped into two categories: MEN 1 and MEN 2.
- MEN 1 syndromes involve pituitary, pancreas and parathyroid tumors.
- MEN 2 syndromes include medullary thyroid cancer and pheochromocytoma, a rare tumor that develops in cells at the center of an adrenal gland associated with spikes of high blood pressure.
Why choose Geisinger for your multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome care?
- Our physicians address both types of multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes and provide the personalized treatment, management and support you need to maintain health and wellness.
- We also provide care and treatment, including referral to surgery or genetics.