Salivary Gland Cancer

Common Name(s)

Salivary Gland Cancer, Cancer, Salivary Gland

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Stupid Cancer

Founded by and for young adult survivors, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (i[2]y), is the nation's leading grassroots advocate for the next generation of cancer survivors and their caregivers in their late teens, 20s and 30s. A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website, we have helped bring the cause of 'young adult cancer' to the national spotlight and rallied a brand new generation of activists to give voice to our forgotten population. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer.

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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Following organizations serve the condition "Salivary Gland Cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

Stupid Cancer

Founded by and for young adult survivors, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (i[2]y), is the nation's leading grassroots advocate for the next generation of cancer survivors and their caregivers in their late teens, 20s and 30s. A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website, we have helped bring the cause of 'young adult cancer' to the national spotlight and rallied a brand new generation of activists to give voice to our forgotten population. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer.

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Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Salivary Gland Cancer" returned 24 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary salivary gland-type lung cancer: imaging and clinical predictors of outcome.
 

Author(s): Amr Elnayal, Cesar A Moran, Patricia S Fox, Osama Mawlawi, Stephen G Swisher, Edith M Marom

Journal: AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Jul;201(1):W57-63.

 

The objective of our study was to assess whether CT features and FDG up-take of primary salivary gland-type tumors of the lung are associated with tumor type, disease stage, or survival.

Last Updated: 24 Jun 2013

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Targeting Id1 reduces proliferation and invasion in aggressive human salivary gland cancer cells.
 

Author(s): Tomoki Sumida, Ryuichi Murase, Akiko Onishi-Ishikawa, Sean D McAllister, Hiroyuki Hamakawa, Pierre-Yves Desprez

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Salivary gland cancer (SGC) is one of the common malignancies of the head and neck area. It develops in the minor and major salivary glands and sometimes metastasizes to other organs, particularly to the lungs. Inhibitors of differentiation (Id) proteins are negative regulators of ...

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2013

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Salivary gland function 5 years after radioactive iodine ablation in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer: direct comparison of pre- and postablation scintigraphies and their relation to xerostomia symptoms.
 

Author(s): Shin Young Jeong, Hae Won Kim, Sang-Woo Lee, Byeong-Cheol Ahn, Jaetae Lee

Journal: Thyroid. 2013 May;23(5):609-16.

 

Chronic sialadenitis is one of the most frequent chronic complications after radioactive iodine (RAI) therapy for thyroid cancer. To evaluate the long-term effects of RAI ablation on salivary gland function, we investigated scintigraphic changes in salivary glands by direct comparison ...

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2013

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The terms "Salivary Gland Cancer" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Salivary gland cancer stem cells.
 

Author(s): April Adams, Kristy Warner, Jacques E Nör

Journal: Oral Oncol.. 2013 Sep;49(9):845-53.

 

Emerging evidence suggests the existence of a tumorigenic population of cancer cells that demonstrate stem cell-like properties such as self-renewal and multipotency. These cells, termed cancer stem cells (CSC), are able to both initiate and maintain tumor formation and progression. ...

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2013

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Clinical management of salivary gland hypofunction and xerostomia in head-and-neck cancer patients: successes and barriers.
 

Author(s): Arjan Vissink, James B Mitchell, Bruce J Baum, Kirsten H Limesand, Siri Beier Jensen, Philip C Fox, Linda S Elting, Johannes A Langendijk, Robert P Coppes, Mary E Reyland

Journal: Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys.. 2010 Nov;78(4):983-91.

 

The most significant long-term complication of radiotherapy in the head-and-neck region is hyposalivation and its related complaints, particularily xerostomia. This review addresses the pathophysiology underlying irradiation damage to salivary gland tissue, the consequences of radiation ...

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2010

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On approaches to the functional restoration of salivary glands damaged by radiation therapy for head and neck cancer, with a review of related aspects of salivary gland morphology and development.
 

Author(s): R S Redman

Journal: Biotech Histochem. 2008 Jun;83(3-4):103-30.

 

Radiation therapy for cancer of the head and neck can devastate the salivary glands and partially devitalize the mandible and maxilla. As a result, saliva production is drastically reduced and its quality adversely altered. Without diligent home and professional care, the teeth are ...

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2008

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Eribulin Mesylate in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Metastatic Salivary Gland Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Salivary Gland Cancer; Stage IVA Salivary Gland Cancer; Stage IVB Salivary Gland Cancer; Stage IVC Salivary Gland Cancer

 

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2014

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Last Updated: 27 Jan 2014

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Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Advanced Salivary Gland Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Salivary Gland Cancer

 

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2014

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