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Treatments for Salivary gland cancer

Treatment List for Salivary gland cancer

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Salivary gland cancer includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Surgery
  • Physical therapy
  • Reconstructive therapy
  • Radiation
  • Chemotherapy
  • Treatment of oral cancers depends upon the type and stage of the cancer, as well as the age and other health problems that the patient might have. Treatments include:
    • Dental exam - to prevent oral infections or problems; often done before other treatment begins
    • Surgery
    • Radiation therapy
    • Chemotherapy
    • Combined therapy - may involve nay combination of radiotherapy, surgery and chemotherapy
    • Biological therapies - Cetuximab - May be used in combination with radiotherapy
    • Rehabilitation
    • Palliative management - treatment of symptoms rather than treatment of the disease with curative aim. Utilised when curative treatment is not possible, or the patient declines active intervention

Alternative Treatments for Salivary gland cancer

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Salivary gland cancer may include:

Salivary gland cancer: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Salivary gland cancer may include:

Hidden causes of Salivary gland cancer may be incorrectly diagnosed:

  • Exposure to radiation
  • Use of tobacco
  • Family history of salivary gland cancer
  • Diet- Eating large amounts of animal fats and low quantities of vegetables may increase the risk of salivary gland cancer
  • Age -Additionally, people older than 60 are more likely to develop salivary gland cancer
  • more causes...»

Salivary gland cancer: Marketplace Products, Discounts & Offers

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Salivary gland cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospital statistics for Salivary gland cancer:

These medical statistics relate to hospitals, hospitalization and Salivary gland cancer:

  • 0.002% (265) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of major salivary gland other than parotid in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 95% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of major salivary gland other than parotid required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of major salivary gland other than parotid were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of major salivary gland other than parotid were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of major salivary gland other than parotid required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • more hospital information...»

Hospitals & Medical Clinics: Salivary gland cancer

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