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Where this information about salivary gland cancer comes from

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On this page are the major sources of information that we use to put together the salivary gland cancer section.

 

About our information

Cancer specialists and surgeons who specialise in treating cancer check all our information. The names of our specialist reviewers are at the end of this list. We also try to find patients to review all our sections. If you have had a head and neck cancer, live in the UK, and would like to become a patient reviewer, you can write to us by clicking on contact us.

 

Websites

Cancer Research UK
CancerStats Series

US National Cancer Institute
Information on the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancers
 

US National Cancer Institute
Information on the treatment of salivary gland cancer
 

The American Cancer Society
All About Salivary Gland cancer
 

National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database
Link to the SEER head and neck information
 

 

UK guidelines

Improving outcomes in head and neck cancers
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), November 2004
Link to the NICE Head and Neck cancer guidelines

Improving outcomes in head and neck cancers: Evidence Update 
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), May 2011

Referral for suspected cancer. A clinical practice guideline
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), June 2005
Link to the referral guidelines on the NICE website

Diagnosis and Management of Head and Neck Cancer (No 90)
Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN), October 2006
Link to the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

Head and Neck Cancer Multidisciplinary Management Guidelines 
ENT UK, 4th Edition, September 2011
Link to guidelines

 

Books

Principles and practice of oncology (9th edition)
De Vita, V.T., Hellman, S. and Rosenberg S.A.
Lipponcott, Wiliams, Wilkins, 2011

The Textbook of Uncommon Cancers (4th edition)
Raghavan et al
Wiley 2012

Treatment of Cancer (5th edition)
Price and Sikora
Arnold Publishing, 2008

Cancer and its management (6th edition)
Tobias J et al
London, Blackwell Science, 2010

 

Articles and reviews

Salivary gland tumours. Speight PM, Barrett AW, Oral diseases (2002) Vol. 8, 229–240

Major and minor salivary gland tumors. Guzzo M et al. Critical reviews in oncology and haematology 2010 May;74(2):134–48

Malignant tumours of the salivary glands. RJ Bensadoun et al. British Journal of Cancer (2001) 84 (Supplement 2), 42–48

Management of Frey syndrome. Remco de Bree et al. Head and Neck (2007) Aug;29 (8):773–8

Prognostic factors in malignant tumours of the salivary glands. Speight Paul M, Barrett A. William. The British Journal of maxillofacial surgery (2009) Dec;47(8):587–93

The range and demographics of salivary gland tumours diagnosed in a UK population. Jones AV, Craig GT, Speight PM, Franklin CD
Oral Oncology (2008) 44, 407–417

Head and neck salivary gland carcinomas - elective neck dissection, yes or no? Nobis CP et al. American association of oral and maxillofacial surgeons (2014) 72:205-210

Salivary gland cancer: An update on present and emerging therapies. Carlson J et al, ASCO University 2013.

 

Specialist Reviewers

Dr James McCaul, Consultant Maxillofacial and Head and Neck Surgeon – MBChB, PhD, FRCS, FRCS(OMFS), FDSRCPS, BDS
Amen Sibtain, Consultant Clinical Oncologist – MD MRCP FRCR

 

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Dee McLean – MeDee Art, Medical Illustration

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Updated: 1 July 2014