Where do we get our medical information from?

All educational information is vetted by our Medical Advisory Team who are experts in their respective fields.

Some sources are cited within the text.  Pheo Para Alliance also utilizes the following guidelines and relevant research as it is published.

  • Jacques W. M. Lenders, Quan-Yang Duh, Graeme Eisenhofer, Anne-Paule Gimenez-Roqueplo, Stefan K. G. Grebe, Mohammad Hassan Murad, Mitsuhide Naruse, Karel Pacak, William F. Young, Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Volume 99, Issue 6, 1 June 2014, Pages 1915–1942, https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2014-1498
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Tumors Clinical Practice Guidelines (Version 1.2019). http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/bone.pdf. Accessed March 5, 2019.
  • PDQ® Adult Treatment Editorial Board. PDQ Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Treatment. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute. Updated 10/26/2019. Available at: https://www.cancer.gov/types/pheochromocytoma/hp/pheochromocytoma-treatment-pdq. Accessed 11/4/2019.

How often is information updated?

Information resources are updated annually or, more frequently, when new national or international consensus guidelines are published.

Printed resources are generally updated and reprinted every 3 years, although reprinting may vary according to funding constraints.