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glands

cells or groups of cells that make and release substances to be used by the body or sent outside of it. The sweat glands and the pancreas are examples of organs that make and release substances. Note that swollen lymph nodes in the neck or armpit are often called “glands,” even though they actually are not. See also duct, endocrine glands, lymph node.

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... Salivary Gland Cancer. If you have salivary gland cancer ... Learn About Salivary
Gland Cancer. Whether you're worried about developing ...

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What's new in salivary gland cancer research and treatment?

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What's new in salivary gland cancer research and treatment? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/salivaryglandcancer/detailedguide/salivary-gland-cancer-new-treatments

What is salivary gland cancer?

... Secondary salivary gland cancers: Cancers that start elsewhere and spread
to the salivary glands are called secondary salivary gland cancers. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/salivaryglandcancer/detailedguide/salivary-gland-cancer-what-is-salivary-gland-cancer

How is salivary gland cancer treated?

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How is salivary gland cancer diagnosed?

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gland cancer staged? How is salivary gland cancer diagnosed? ...

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What are the risk factors for salivary gland cancer?

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Can salivary gland cancer be prevented?

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Surgery for salivary gland cancer

... If your cancer is in the submandibular or sublingual glands, the surgeon will
make a cut in the skin to remove the entire gland and perhaps some of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/salivaryglandcancer/detailedguide/salivary-gland-cancer-treating-surgery

How is salivary gland cancer staged?

... M groups for major salivary gland cancers. M0: The cancer has not spread
to tissues or organs far away from the salivary glands. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/salivaryglandcancer/detailedguide/salivary-gland-cancer-staging

What happens after treatment for salivary gland cancer?

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