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What is Acinic cell carcinoma?

What is Acinic cell carcinoma?

  • Acinic cell carcinoma: A usually slow-growing malignant tumor that that can occur in various parts of the body but is most often found in the pancreas, salivary glands, palate and upper lip. Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the growth.

Acinic cell carcinoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acinic cell carcinoma, or a subtype of Acinic cell carcinoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Acinic cell carcinoma: Introduction

Types of Acinic cell carcinoma:

Broader types of Acinic cell carcinoma:

How serious is Acinic cell carcinoma?

Prognosis of Acinic cell carcinoma: Early detection improves prognosis.
Complications of Acinic cell carcinoma: see complications of Acinic cell carcinoma

What causes Acinic cell carcinoma?

Causes of Acinic cell carcinoma: see causes of Acinic cell carcinoma

What are the symptoms of Acinic cell carcinoma?

Symptoms of Acinic cell carcinoma: see symptoms of Acinic cell carcinoma

Complications of Acinic cell carcinoma: see complications of Acinic cell carcinoma

Acinic cell carcinoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acinic cell carcinoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acinic cell carcinoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acinic cell carcinoma: Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acinic cell carcinoma.
Treatments for Acinic cell carcinoma: see treatments for Acinic cell carcinoma
Research for Acinic cell carcinoma: see research for Acinic cell carcinoma

Name and Aliases of Acinic cell carcinoma

Main name of condition: Acinic cell carcinoma

Other names or spellings for Acinic cell carcinoma:

acinic cell tumor, acinar cell adenocarcinoma, acinar cell carcinoma, Serous acinar adenoma, Acinic cell adenocarcinoma, Acinar carcinoma

Acinar carcinoma, Acinar cell adenocarcinoma, Acinar cell carcinoma, Acinic cell adenocarcinoma, Acinic cell tumor, Serous acinar adenoma
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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