Salivary Gland Cancer

Common Name(s)

Salivary Gland Cancer, Cancer, Salivary Gland

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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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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

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Salivary Gland Cancer" returned 38 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Nomograms for predicting long-term overall survival and cancer-specific survival in patients with major salivary gland cancer: a population-based study.
 

Author(s): Yun Li, Jun Ju, Xiaoxiao Liu, Tao Gao, Zhidong Wang, Qianwei Ni, Chao Ma, Zhenyan Zhao, Yixiong Ren, Moyi Sun

Journal: Oncotarget. 2017 Apr;8(15):24469-24482.

 

In this study, we aimed to develop and validate nomograms for predicting long-term overall survival (OS) and cancer-specific survival (CSS) in major salivary gland cancer (MSGC) patients. These nomograms were developed using a retrospective cohort (N=4218) from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical trial of nintedanib in patients with recurrent or metastatic salivary gland cancer of the head and neck: A multicenter phase 2 study (Korean Cancer Study Group HN14-01).
 

Author(s): Youjin Kim, Su Jin Lee, Ji Yun Lee, Se-Hoon Lee, Jong-Mu Sun, Keunchil Park, Ho Jung An, Jae Yong Cho, Eun Joo Kang, Ha-Young Lee, Jinsoo Kim, Bhumsuk Keam, Hye Ryun Kim, Kyoung Eun Lee, Moon Young Choi, Ki Hyeong Lee, Myung-Ju Ahn

Journal: Cancer. 2017 Jun;123(11):1958-1964.

 

Salivary gland cancers (SGCs) are uncommon and account for less than 5% of all head and neck cancers, but they are histologically heterogeneous. No specific therapy, including targeted agents, has consistently improved clinical outcomes in recurrent/metastatic SGC. Recent studies ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A Randomized Controlled Trial for the Effectiveness of Aromatherapy in Decreasing Salivary Gland Damage following Radioactive Iodine Therapy for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer.
 

Author(s): Michihiro Nakayama, Atsutaka Okizaki, Koji Takahashi

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2016 ;2016():9509810.

 

The aim of this study was to investigate effects of aromatherapy in decreasing salivary gland damage for patients undergoing radioactive iodine (RAI) therapy with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). The subjects were 71 patients with DTC. They were divided into aromatherapy group ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Salivary Gland Cancer" returned 5 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):845-853.

 

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: 31 Dec 1969

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Salivary gland cancer: an update on present and emerging therapies.
 

Author(s): Julie Carlson, Lisa Licitra, Laura Locati, David Raben, Fredrik Persson, Göran Stenman

Journal: Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2013 ;():257-63.

 

Malignant salivary gland tumors make up a small proportion of malignancies worldwide, yet vary widely in terms of histology, patterns of spread, and recurrence. A better understanding of this variability will guide appropriate treatment recommendations and lead to improved outcomes. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Advanced Salivary Gland Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Salivary Gland Cancer

 

Last Updated: 6 Jul 2018

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Study of Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab in Patients With Salivary Gland Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Salivary Gland Cancer

 

Last Updated: 21 May 2018

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Abiraterone Acetate in Patients With Relapsed and/or Metastatic Salivary Gland Cancers
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Salivary Glands Tumors

 

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2016

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