Salivary Gland Cancer

Common Name(s)

Salivary Gland Cancer, Cancer, Salivary Gland

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

Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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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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Condition Specific Organizations

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

Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

http://www.CancerHopeNetwork.org

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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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.

http://stupidcancer.org

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Salivary Gland Cancer" returned 30 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Our results of postoperative radiation therapy in patients with salivary gland cancer].
 

Author(s): Candan Demiroz Abakay, Kadriye Şahintürk, Ali Türk, Lütfi Özkan, Afşin Özmen

Journal: Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg. ;24(6):316-23.

 

This study aims to evaluate our single center experience in patients with a salivary gland tumor receiving postoperative radiation therapy (RT).

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2014

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Salivary Gland Cancer Survival.
 

Author(s): Joseph L Russell, Nai-Wei Chen, Shani J Ortiz, Travis P Schrank, Yong-Fang Kuo, Vicente A Resto

Journal: JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Jun;140(6):504-12.

 

Several recent US studies have documented racial disparities in head and neck cancer outcomes, but few have investigated racial and ethnic differences in salivary gland cancer (SGCA) survival.

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2015

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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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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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Last Updated: 12 May 2015

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Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Advanced Salivary Gland Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Salivary Gland Cancer

 

Last Updated: 23 Nov 2015

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Last Updated: 31 Mar 2015

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