salivary gland cancer

Pronunciation: (SA-lih-VAYR-ee gland KAN-ser)

A rare cancer that forms in tissues of a salivary gland (gland in the mouth that makes saliva). Most salivary gland cancers occur in older people.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2005-12-22Salivary Gland Cancer TreatmentCáncer de glándulas salivales: Tratamiento