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1. Acromegaly
Acromegaly is a hormonal disorder in which there is excessive secretion of the growth hormone resulting in enlargement of hands, feet, face, tongue, jaws and internal organs. The cause is usually a benign pituitary adenoma .

2. Adenoma
A benign tumor that develops from glandular tissue.

3. Adenomatosis
Abnormal formation of glandular tumors, usually in more than one gland.

4. Familial adenomatous polyposis
Familial adenomatous polyposis is an autosomal dominant genetic condition in which affected individuals has a tendency to develop numerous adenoma s in the colon. These adenomas will invariably become colon cancers in time.

5. Gardner's syndrome
Gardner's syndrome is a form of familial adenomatous polyposis but in addition to the tendency to develop colonic polyps, the affected individual also develop extraintestinal osteomas, fibromas, and desmoid tumors.

6. Mammography (mammogram)
This is an x-ray examination of the breast for signs of cancer. It provides for early detection of cancer before a mass is palpable. Benign abnormal conditions of the breast is also diagnosed by this method, such as fibroadenoma, mastitis, abscess, and cysts. The National Cancer Institute reports that screening mammography for women ages 50 and older, when it is done every 1 to 2 years, potentially can reduce breast cancer deaths by one-third or more for women in this age group

7. Salpingoo-oophorectomy
Salpingoo-oophorectomy is surgery to remove the fallopian tube (salpingectomy) and the ovary (oophorectomy). This procedure is usually done together with hysterectomy for a variety of reasons such as: ectopic pregnancy , endometrial carcinoma of the uterus, benign tumors of the ovary (cystadenomas and solid tumors) in women approaching menopause or after menopause, and extensive endometriosis . The procedure: for an uncomplicated procedure, it takes 1 1/2 hours to 2 hours with little chance of blood transfusion. Abdominal approach with phannenstiel (bikini) incisions or midline incisions are often used. Some patients are suitable candidates for laparoscopic approach (with 4 small incisions for the laparoscope and instruments). Material effects, risks and side effects: Infertility if the procedure is performed for both sides or if the procedure is performed on one side and the remaining side is not functional. Removal of the ovaries results in reduction in the level of circulating female hormone s and associated side effects. There are also risks associated with anesthesia .

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