Are Pituitary Adenomas Genetic?

Are Pituitary Adenomas Genetic?

Are Pituitary Adenomas Genetic? Pituitary tumours (pituitary adenomas) are surprisingly relatively common, estimated on post-mortem and radiological studies to occur in up to 20% of adults1. Many non-functioning pituitary adenomas are small and if they don’t cause symptoms related to pituitary hormone disturbance or large size, often go unrecognised.  Clinically relevant pituitary adenomas are considerably … Read more

Meet Our Specialists: Dr James Bowman (ENT Surgeon)

ENT surgeon Dr James Bowman

Dr James Bowman (ENT Surgeon) I am an otolaryngologist/Head and Neck surgeon with subspecialty training in skull base surgery, but I originally trained as a dentist. This interest progressed naturally to ear nose and throat conditions and cancer surgery. Skull base surgery requires a lot of additional training and dedication over many years and is … Read more

Meet Our Specialists: Dr Matthew Foote (Radiation Oncologist)

Radiation Oncologist Brisbane AssocProf Matthew Foote

Dr Matthew Foote (Radiation Oncologist) I am a radiation oncologist that specialises in the delivery of precision (stereotactic) radiation therapy (high energy X-rays) to a range of malignant (cancerous) and benign (non-cancerous) brain tumours. Stereotactic radiation therapy, which includes Gamma Knife, can be used in some patients with both functioning and non-functioning pituitary tumours. The … Read more

When patients seek the best in care they should have access to the best technology

At the Pituitary Specialist Centre, our patients experience the best in operating theatre facilities

In the highly specialised field of pituitary tumour treatment and care having the best technology to effectively perform a wide range of delicate procedures is essential to an optimal outcome. At the Pituitary Specialist Centre, our patients experience the best in operating theatre facilities, thanks to an investment in cutting-edge equipment such as the latest … Read more

Telemedicine available

Telemedicine Appointments are available at Pituitary Specialist Centre

For the team at the Pituitary Specialist Centre, caring for our patients is of paramount importance, and for rural and interstate patients the introduction of telemedicine means that help is never far away. Thanks to improved telecommunications, computers, and tablet devices, appointments from the convenience of your home or with your General Practitioner are now … Read more

Pituitary Specialist Centre Launched

pituitary specialist centre interior

BCNC is proud to launch our dedicated Pituitary Specialist Centre, a cutting-edge facility designed to deliver the best in pituitary tumour treatment and personalised care. From the very first appointment, we take the time to welcome and understand the specific needs of every patient. We have a compassionate, professional, and highly experienced team of Neurosurgeons … Read more