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Causes of Adenoid cystic carcinoma

Causes of Adenoid cystic carcinoma

The exact cause of adenoid cystic carcinoma is not known. Cancer is associated with chromosome defects that lead to uncontrolled growth of certain cell types. There are many factors that cause these changes, such as hormones, viruses, inflammation, sunlight, chemicals, and radiation, in addition to as yet unidentified carcinogenic agents.

Adenoid cystic carcinoma: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Adenoid cystic carcinoma, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Adenoid cystic carcinoma:

Adenoid cystic carcinoma: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Adenoid cystic carcinoma: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Adenoid cystic carcinoma:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Adenoid cystic carcinoma may be found in:


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