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  1. What Is Salivary Gland Cancer? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... glands are rare. There are also several hundred minor salivary glands that are too small to see without a ... more often cancerous than benign. Cancers of the minor salivary glands most often start in the roof of the ...
  2. ... can also start in the larynx or hypopharynx. Minor salivary gland cancers: Some areas of the larynx and hypopharynx have tiny glands known as minor salivary glands beneath their lining layer. These glands make mucus ...
  3. Salivary Glands (American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery)  
    ... these glands, there are many tiny glands called minor salivary glands located in your lips, inner cheek area (buccal ... is taken (a sialogram). A lip biopsy of minor salivary glands may be needed to identify certain autoimmune diseases. ...
  4. Salivary Gland Disorders (InteliHealth) (Harvard Medical School)  
    ... major glands, 600 to 1,000 very tiny, minor salivary glands are scattered throughout the mouth and throat. They ... of cysts can form in the major or minor salivary glands. They may result from traumatic injuries, infections, or ...
  5. ... we see in the hard palate of a minor salivary gland cancer. Minor salivary gland cancers will typical arise at the junction of ...
  6. Salivary Gland Cancer (American Society of Clinical Oncology)  
    ... contain salivary glands; these are often called the minor salivary glands. About salivary gland cancer Cancer begins when normal ... can begin in any of the major or minor salivary glands. Most tumors (80%) in the parotid gland, and ...
  7. Salivary Gland Cancer (PDQ): Treatment From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... submandibular glands. There are also hundreds of small (minor) salivary glands lining parts of the mouth, nose, and larynx ... cancers grow more slowly than high-grade cancers. Minor salivary gland cancers are staged according to where they were ...
  8. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (American Society of Clinical Oncology)  
    ... and windpipe). A tumor may begin in the: Minor salivary glands Palate (roof of the mouth) Nasopharynx (air passageway ... is sometimes classified as a disease of the minor salivary gland, even though it may begin at other sites. ...
  9. ... most of the mucosa Glandular cells such as minor salivary gland cells, which produce mucus and other fluids Nerve ... little over half of cancers of these areas. Minor salivary gland cells can turn into adenocarcinomas , adenoid cystic carcinomas , ...
  10. What Is Nasopharyngeal Cancer? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... as angiofibromas and hemangiomas, and benign tumors of minor salivary glands within the nasopharynx. Treatment of these tumors (if ... carcinoma are cancers that can develop in the minor salivary glands in the nasopharynx, but these cancers are more ...
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