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Treatment of Salivary Gland Cancer

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Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
 from  474
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
 from  2287
General therapeutic rehabilitation
 from  565.57

University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

10/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is regularly ranked among the best medical institutions in Germany! The hospital is the largest multidisciplinary medical facility, as well as a leading research and training center in Germany and Europe. The hospital is proud of i
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
1883
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
8513

Memorial Bahcelievler Hospital Istanbul

9.2/10
location_onTurkey, Istanbul

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

The Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital Istanbul is an advanced multidisciplinary medical center that began its clinical practice in 2018. It is part of the world famous Memorial Healthcare Group. The hospital was designed in accordance with the very latest standards of modern architecture with the aim of providing top-class m
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
799
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
3826

Acibadem Healthcare Group Istanbul

8/10
location_onTurkey, Istanbul

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology

The Acibadem Healthcare Group Istanbul was founded in 1991 and in a short time has become one of the leading medical facilities not only in Turkey, but throughout the world. The medical group has developed rapidly for many year. Today, it consists of 22 hospitals and 19 outpatient clinics in 5 countries (in Turkey, Bulgaria, Hol
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
795
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
3794

Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa

9.8/10
location_onIsrael, Haifa

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

The Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa is the largest and the most progressive hospital in Northern Israel. The medical center was founded in 1938 and nowadays is proud of its long history, rich and successful experience in providing comprehensive medical services in all medical fields. The hospital serves more than 2 million local
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
1079
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
5611

Leech Clinic Graz

9.2/10
location_onAustria, Graz

Department of Otolaryngology

Leech Clinic is a surgical clinic and a member of SANLAS Holding GmbH. “We are the Good Mood Clinic” is the slogan of the clinic, so our patients get specialist care and treatment all the way from a to Z in a friendly atmosphere.
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
1279
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
6699

Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi

9/10
location_onIndia, New Delhi

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology

The Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi is a modern medical facility, which is distinguished by extremely high quality and standards of medical service. The hospital is located in the heart of New Delhi, in the capital of India. During its design and construction, the most advanced medical technologies from around the wor
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
474
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
2371

University Hospital Ulm

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Ulm

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

The University Hospital Ulm started its activities 35 years ago and during this time it has become one of the most prestigious medical institutions in Europe. The hospital is famous for its numerous discoveries and the world-class achievements in medicine and pharmaceuticals. The medical facility has 29 specialized departments a
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
1947
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
8354

Samsung Medical Center Seoul

9.8/10
location_onSouth Korea, Seoul

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

The Samsung Medical Center was founded in 1994 and soon won the reputation of a medical facility of presidential standards, which it still preserves today. The hospital has 40 departments, 10 specialized centers and a huge Cancer Center with 655 beds. The medical facility is equipped with advanced equipment (for example, a 32-ch
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
807
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
3972

Clinic Générale Fribourg

8.5/10
location_onSwitzerland, Fribourg

Department of Otolaryngology

Medical tourism or a trip to another country to relax and solve some health problems, at the same time, enjoys great popularity now. The tourists of this type especially like Switzerland, because it offers a very high level of both rest and medical treatment. Clinique Generale has been servicing the residents of Fribourg for ove
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
0
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
0

University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

10/10
location_onGermany, Frankfurt am Main

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology

According to the reputable Focus magazine, the University Hospital Frankfurt am Main ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital was founded in 1914 and today is a well-known German medical facility, which combines rich traditions and scientific innovations. A medical team of more than 6,500 employees cares about
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
1824
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
7798

University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Hamburg

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf ranks among the top ten hospitals in Germany! Since its foundation in 1889, the hospital has taken a leading position in the European medical arena and still occupies it until today. A highly competent medical team of more than 11,000 employees takes care
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
2170
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
10002

University Hospital Würzburg

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Würzburg

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery

According to the Focus magazine in 2019, the University Hospital Würzburg ranks among the top national German hospitals! The hospital is one of the oldest medical facilities in Germany. The centuries-old traditions of first-class treatment are combined with the very latest achievements of modern evidence-based medicine and
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
1822
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
7838

Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the Charite University Hospital Berlin occupies the first place in the rating of the top German medical facilities! The hospital is one of the largest and leading university medical complexes in Europe. The hospital in Germany provides modern diagnostics and treatment of patients, a
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
2454
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
10840

University Hospital Erlangen

9.1/10
location_onGermany, Erlangen

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Erlangen ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital is one of the leading medical facilities in Bavaria and offers the highest level of medical care, which is characterized by the close intertwining of clinical activities with research and training of medi
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
1915
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
8332

University Hospital Jena

8.9/10
location_onGermany, Jena

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Jena regularly ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital has positioned itself as a multidisciplinary medical facility with a long history of more than 200 years. Since its foundation, the hospital has been constantly developing and modernizin
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
1999
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
8774

University Hospital Muenster

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Muenster

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Muenster ranks among the top German hospitals! The hospital belongs to the most prestigious medical institutions in Germany. The hospital is distinguished by a high professionalism of its doctors, state-of-the-art technological equipment and the availability of the most ad
Diagnostic tests for salivary gland cancer
1815
Surgical treatment of salivary gland cancer with surgical resection
7905

About the disease

Salivary gland cancer develops in the cells of the salivary glands become malignant. Overall, salivary glands are responsible for producing saliva and fighting bad bacteria which enter the mouth with food. Salivary glands are also responsible for breaking down the food and making it easier for a person to chew.

There are three places where salivary glands are located. These are parotid glands, located on both sides of the face; submandibular glands, located right under the jawbone; and sublingual glands located right under the tongue.

Salivary gland cancer accounts for the group of cancers known as head and neck cancer. Most cases of salivary gland cancer develop in the parotid glands, as this gland is the largest of the three types of salivary glands. Salivary gland cancer can be a secondary case, if melanoma, a skin cancer, spreads to these glands and to the lymph nodes in its progressive stages.

According to Cancer.Net, salivary gland cancer is rare accounting for 1% of all cancers. Approximately 1 person out of 100,000 is diagnosed with this condition annually. Overall, this cancer is more common in people over age of 65. The 5-year survival statistics for salivary gland cancer is approximately 72% which are good indicators. The earlier person is diagnosed, the more are chances for a positive outcome. Although the exact cause of salivary gland cancer is unknown, age and also radiation exposure are thought  to be the leading factors.

Symptoms

  • A lump on the face, which sometimes can be present in the mouth
  • Numbness in the area where lump is
  • Restricted motion ability of certain facial features
  • Swelling of the face
  • The size of the sides of the face can be different due to the swelling of one part
  • Abnormal production of saliva or lack of its normal production thereof

Diagnosis

  • During a general examination, a doctor will examine the face of a person, asymmetry of its features and whether or not there is a lump. He will also examine the skin of the person as there can be a suspicion of a melanoma. Doctor will ask about facial movements and if all muscles work normally. Lymph nodes will be also checked.
  • An aspiration biopsy is used to examine the cells of the salivary glands under the microscope and determine if they are healthy. A skin biopsy can be performed as well to rule out the possibility of melanoma.

Treatment

  • Surgical resection is used to resect the tumor and the nearby tissues if they have been affected by it. Doctor may also need to remove salivary gland depending on the origin of the cancer.
  • Chemotherapy can be used to scatter and kill the malignant cells and prevent them from spreading further.
  • Radiotherapy can be used to shrink the tumor if it is accessible and to prevent it from spreading.



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