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Help for people living with acromegaly

Learn about acromegaly

Learn about acromegaly, including what causes this slowly evolving condition, and the early symptoms and signs

Diagnosing acromegaly

Find out how acromegaly is diagnosed and the tests that healthcare professionals may use to assess acromegaly

Treating acromegaly

Read about acromegaly treatment options, including surgery, medication and radiotherapy, and the goals of therapy

Acromegaly FAQs

Read and hear answers to some common questions that patients with acromegaly have asked

Living with acromegaly


Acromegaly is a long-term condition. Here you can find information about how people with acromegaly (known as gigantism in children and young adults), have adapted to their diagnosis of acromegaly and tips for living with the condition.

Talking about acromegaly

Letting others know how you feel is an important part of living with acromegaly

Acromegaly, work and study

Information and tips on living and working with acromegaly

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Get support


Living with acromegaly, which is usually caused by a pituitary adenoma (benign glandular tumor), is not something that you have to do alone. There is always help and support available if needed.

In this section of the Acromunity website you can find answers to questions people with acromegaly often ask as well as a list of patient support groups.

Support groups

Find an acromegaly patient support group to find out about local activities and events that you may be able to attend

Acromegaly FAQs

Read answers to some common questions about acromegaly that patients with acromegaly have asked

Please always consult a healthcare professional if you require healthcare advice or if you have any specific concerns regarding your acromegaly, its treatment or side effects. The information provided here is not intended to replace professional advice. This website has been developed by Ipsen in collaboration with those living with acromegaly and the healthcare professionals who care for them. Ipsen would like to thank everyone for their valuable insights and stories. All names used on this website are not necessarily real names. Visit for more information about us.

Consultez toujours un professionnel de la santé lorsque vous avez besoin de conseils en matière de soins de santé ou lorsque vous avez des préoccupations particulières concernant l’acromégalie, sa prise en charge ou ses effets secondaires. Les renseignements fournis ici ne doivent pas remplacer les conseils offerts par un professionnel. Ce site Web a été conçu par Ipsen en collaboration avec des personnes atteintes d’acromégalie et des professionnels de la santé qui s’occupent d’elles. Ipsen tient à remercier toutes les personnes qui ont participé à l’élaboration de ce site Web pour leurs précieux commentaires et leurs témoignages. Les noms utilisés sur ce site Web peuvent être fictifs. Pour en savoir plus à notre sujet, consultez le site

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