What to Know About Mitotane

Beth Hesseltine, N.P., provides a brief overview of the cancer medication Mitotane – which is used to treat adrenal cancer. It is an oral form of medication and is not considered chemotherapy. Side effects physicians tend to worry about the most are slurred speech, difficulties concentrating, and unbalanced walking or irregular gate. 

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Elizabeth Hesseltine, NP.

Elizabeth Hesseltine, NP

Beth Hesseltine, N.P., works in the Endocrine Oncology Center at Michigan Medicine. She graduated Michigan State University in 1995 and is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner.

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