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Salivary gland cancer

Men and women discussing salivary gland cancer

All about salivary gland cancer. There are several different types, including mucoepidermoid cancers, acinic cell cancer and adenoid cystic carcinoma. Information symptoms and causes, tests to diagnose cancer of the salivary gland, treatment including surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy and current research. Living with salivary gland cancers covers coping with your diagnosis and how cancer and treatment may affect your diet, appearance and sex life.

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Updated: 24 June 2014