Living with salivary gland cancer

Find out about how to cope with salivary gland cancer, its treatments and where to get help and support.


Find out what you can do, who can help and about how to cope with a diagnosis of salivary gland cancer.

Changes in your eating

Salivary gland cancer and its treatment can affect how you eat. Find out more and about what you can do to make it easier to cope.

Changes in your appearance

Surgery that involves your jaw, face or mouth may change the way you look. Your surgeon will do everything they can to minimise this.

Changes in your sex life

Get information on how salivary gland cancer may affect your sex life and things to help you cope.

Support at home for you and your family

You might need some care and support at home due to salivary gland cancer or its treatment. Find out what practical and emotional support is available to you. 

Resources and organisations

Find out about organisations, support groups, books, videos and other resources to help you cope with salivary gland cancer and treatment.

Last reviewed: 
31 Oct 2019
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