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Oral Cancer and Salivary Gland Cancer in Children
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 26, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

In the Loop: Cancer survivor says to take time for Legos
Sometimes, the little things in life can mean a lot. That's (literally) the case with the tiny Lego action figure Kirk Gunderson keeps on his desk. The story behind his Lego friend goes back 3 1/2 years, to when Kirk was diagnosed with salivary gland cancer. The rare cancer led him to Mayo Clinic for [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 27, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Epidemiology and management of major salivary gland cancers
This report aims to examine the epidemiology of incidence trends by age, sex, histological type, deprivation and ethnicity of major salivary gland cancers in England. The report also provides a descriptive overview of the current management and survival of patients with these rare types of head and neck cancer. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ACS Releases Long-term Care Guideline for Survivors of Head and Neck Cancer
By Stacy Simon The American Cancer Society has released a new Head and Neck Survivorship Care Guideline to help survivors of head and neck cancer and their primary care providers better manage their long-term care. The guideline addresses cancers of the oral cavity, tongue, lip, pharynx (throat), and larynx (voice box). Recommendations in the guideline may also apply to cancers of the salivary glands, nasal and paranasal sinuses, and nasopharynx. But it does not address cancers of the brain, thyroid, or esophagus because they are very different in terms of symptoms and treatment. RESOURCES: Head and Neck Cancer Survivor...
Source: American Cancer Society :: News and Features - March 23, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer Salivary Gland Cancer Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Cancer Nasopharyngeal Cancer Source Type: news

Debiopharm & EORTC investigate triptorelin for treatment of salivary gland cancers
(European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer) Debiopharm International SA (Debiopharm), part of Debiopharm Group™, a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced a collaboration in order to supply triptorelin pamoate 3.75 mg one-month formulation for patients suffering from salivary gland cancer participating in a clinical study sponsored by the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 14, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What Life Is Like With A Disfigured Face
(Photo: © Anthony Gerace) In a world obsessed with beauty, living with a facial disfigurement can be hard. Neil Steinberg explores the past and present to find out what it’s like to look different.“Take your ear off for me, please,” Rosie Seelaus says to Randy James, who is sitting on a black exam chair in a special room designed for viewing colors in the Craniofacial Center on the Near West Side of Chicago.He reaches up and detaches his right ear, which she created for him out of silicone seven years before. The ear is shabby, stained from skin oil and mottled by daily use. Viewed under various lig...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 26, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Salivary Gland Cancer: Teamwork Pays OffSalivary Gland Cancer: Teamwork Pays Off
Rare but curable, salivary gland cancer requires multidisciplinary teams to eradicate tumor and maximize the preservation of function and appearance, says Dr Bhuvanesh Singh, a surgical oncologist. Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 23, 2015 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Expert Interview Source Type: news

Potential link between breast cancer genes, salivary gland cancer
The risk of developing cancer in a salivary gland might be higher in people with mutations in either of two genes associated with breast and ovarian cancer. Salivary gland cancer is rare, but this new study suggests it occurs 17 times more often in people with inherited mutations in genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - October 8, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Study finds potential link between breast cancer genes and salivary gland cancer
(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) The risk of developing cancer in a salivary gland might be higher in people with mutations in either of two genes associated with breast and ovarian cancer. Salivary gland cancer is rare, but this new study suggests it occurs 17 times more often in people with inherited mutations in genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 8, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

BRCA Mutations Linked to Salivary Gland CancerBRCA Mutations Linked to Salivary Gland Cancer
Individuals who carry BRCA mutations face an increased risk for salivary gland cancer, according to results of a retrospective review. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 2, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Tool Predicts Salivary Gland Cancer Recurrence Risk
Researchers have developed and tested a nomogram that uses various factors and can predict risk of recurrence in patients with major salivary gland carcinoma. (Source: Cancer Network)
Source: Cancer Network - June 27, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news