Treatments for salivary gland cancer
If you have salivary gland cancer, your healthcare team will create a treatment plan just for you. It will be based on your health and specific information about the cancer. When deciding which treatments to offer for salivary gland cancer, your healthcare team will consider
- the stage of the cancer
the grade of the cancer
which salivary gland the cancer is in
your overall health
your preferences for treatment
You may be offered one or more of the following treatments for salivary gland cancer.
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