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Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging

Know the signs and symptoms of salivary gland cancer. Find out how salivary gland cancer is tested for, diagnosed, and staged. 

Detection and Diagnosis

Finding cancer early often allows for more successful treatment options.  Some early cancers might have signs and symptoms that can be noticed, but that is not always the case.

Stages and Outlook (Prognosis)

After a cancer diagnosis, staging provides important information about the extent of cancer in the body and anticipated response to treatment.

Questions to Ask Your Cancer Care Team

Here are some questions you can ask your cancer care team to help you better understand your cancer diagnosis and treatment options.