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salivary glands

[sal-ih-vair-ee] glands that produce saliva (spit) in the mouth to lubricate and help start the digestion of food.

Salivary Gland Cancer | Learn About Cancer | American ...

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

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How is salivary gland cancer treated?

... Survival rates for salivary gland cancer by stage. Next Topic. Surgery for
salivary gland cancer. How is salivary gland cancer treated? ...

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

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

... Previous Topic. If treatment for salivary gland cancer stops working. Next Topic. ...
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?

... There are many types of salivary gland cancers. Normal salivary glands are
made up of several different types of cells, and tumors can start in any ...

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

What are the risk factors for salivary gland cancer?

... Previous Topic. What are the key statistics about salivary gland cancer? Next
Topic. ... What are the risk factors for salivary gland cancer? ...

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

What are the key statistics about salivary gland cancer?

... Previous Topic. What is salivary gland cancer? Next Topic. What ... cancer?
What are the key statistics about salivary gland cancer? ...

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

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

Surgery for salivary gland cancer

... in the skin to remove the entire gland and perhaps ... Nerves that pass through
or near these glands control movement of ... Minor salivary gland surgery. ...

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

Chemotherapy for salivary gland cancer

... Radiation therapy for salivary gland cancer. Next Topic. Clinical trials for salivary
gland cancer. Chemotherapy for salivary gland cancer. ...

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

Signs and symptoms of salivary gland cancer

... structures run through or near salivary glands and can be affected by salivary
tumors. Possible signs and symptoms of salivary gland cancer include ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/salivaryglandcancer/detailedguide/salivary-gland-cancer-signs-and-symptoms