Salivary Gland Cancer

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Avatar Budget, Up in the Air Tweet Chart, Pattinson vs. Kidman, Finke Attacks ...  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Indie Wire (blog)...(Happily, O-Scope founder Adam Yauch, recovered quickly from salivary gland cancer surgery, is back to work and following a vegan diet. ...

Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Has Salivary Gland Cancer  -  ‎Jul 20, 2009‎
WebMDSalivary gland cancer can spread to the lungs, liver, and bones. While Yauch does not appear to have such metastatic disease, Shin says his doctors will

Study Seems to Link Salivary Gland Cancer Increase, Cell Phone Use  -  ‎Jul 17, 2009‎
HULIQThe latest study, by Israeli researchers, purports to link cell phone use and an increase in salivary gland cancer in that country.

Israeli study sees link between oral cancer, cell phones  -  ‎Jul 15, 2009‎
Ha'aretzBy Dan Even, Haaretz Health Correspondent A recent study documents a sharp rise in the incidence of salivary gland cancer in Israel that researchers believe

All Points West music fest turns into All Points Wet  -  ‎Aug 2, 2009‎
USA Today...the tender ballad to friends, family and the Beastie Boys, who pulled out of the fest after announcing that Adam "MCA" Yauch has salivary-gland cancer.

Black Eyed Peas set record on US singles chart  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
ReutersOn the heels of member Adam Yauch's salivary-gland cancer diagnosis, the Beastie Boys returned to the Hot 100 for the first time in five years.

Beastie Boys cancel all live shows  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
Examiner.comYauch of the baddest triple threat trio in B-boy history, has announced in an impromptu youtube video that he has been diagnosed salivary gland cancer.

FOX 5 Top 5: Thursday,  -  ‎Jul 16, 2009‎
MyFox Washington DCA new Israeli health reports found that the rise in salivary gland cancer could be linked to the use of cell phones. Researchers are seeing an increase of

With Hunwick Aboard, Chiarelli Can Focus on Keeping Kessel  -  ‎Jul 20, 2009‎
NESN.comTo pay homage to Adam Yauch, aka “MCA? of the Beastie Boys, who announced he has treatable salivary gland cancer and that the Beastie Boys have postponed

Health Matters: Cell Phones Linked to Gland Cancer  -  ‎Jul 20, 2009‎
WCTVA new Israeli health report says the rise in salivary gland cancer could be linked to the use of mobile phones. Researchers are worried over the increase of

License to Get Well, Yo  -  ‎Jul 21, 2009‎
Beliefnet.comWell, according to the touching video announcement below, with Ad-Rock by MCA's side, after surgery for salivary gland cancer Adam's going to be fine (as he

Cell phones present health risks  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
BCLocalNewsA just published Israeli study shows a sizable increase in salivary gland cancer amongst cell phone users which probably corresponds to the handedness of

Bayou Beat: Movie Night at the Mink, Scout Bar Beaumont Shut Down ...  -  ‎Jul 21, 2009‎
Houston Press...album release Monday to allow Adam "MCA" Yauch to recover from salivary-gland cancer, at the Austin City Limits Music Festival: the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

Why they call it the silly season  -  ‎Jul 22, 2009‎
Hour.ca...the Beastie Boys have had to take their leave of Osheaga as a result of Adam Yauch discovering he has salivary gland cancer requiring immediate surgery.

Roger Ebert Regrets Reviewing Movie He Only Watched For 8 Minutes  -  Oct 23, 2008
Infos Jeunes France,Roger Ebert survived a battle with thyroid and salivary gland cancer with his prodigious mind still intact, but ever since his notorious binder-thwacking at

Mountain Course golf tourney to benefit cancer, Relay for Life  -  12 Jul 2008
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza,He was diagnosed with a rare salivary gland cancer in 1988. From doing trick shots in the hospital during his recovery period, to becoming one of the best

Shoreham to have first 'Lax Out Cancer' day  -  May 11, 2008
Newsday,DeFranco's father, Anthony, died in 2005 at the age of 52 from a rare salivary gland cancer. "I tried to keep a low profile about it," DeFranco said.

Canine cancer survivors among 700 at fundraiser  -  May 4, 2008
Times Herald-Record,Lillie recently survived salivary gland cancer and yesterday she walked with a vest — "Cancer Survivor: Tails of Hope" — proclaiming her triumph.

Couple's love of film led them to romance  -  Apr 25, 2008
Urbana/Champaign News-Gazette,After complications resulting from salivary-gland cancer surgery last year, Ebert lost his ability to speak. He is now in Chicago recuperating from surgery

Researchers find links between mobiles and salivary gland cancer  -  Feb 29, 2008
domain-B,This study shows strong links between salivary gland cancer and mobile phone overuse. The study explains that chances of developing salivary gland tumours

Cancers in the mouth  -  Mar 1, 2008
Malaysia Star,Difficulty moving your jaw, swelling or pain in your jaw (mouth cancer, salivary gland cancer). Soreness in your throat or the feeling that something is

EAT DESSERT FIRST, LIFE IS UNCERTAIN  -  Mar 8, 2008
The Free Lance-Star,While a resident at a New York City hospital, the author followed a patient named Armen Izanian, a man in his late 30s with salivary gland cancer that had

Foreign workers risk losing jobs, then insurance when ill  -  Dec 9, 2007
Ha'aretz,They cite, for example, that of a 36-year-old woman with salivary gland cancer that had metastasized. Goshen ruled that she would be unfit for work for at

the picture of health  -  Oct 27, 2007
Burlington Times News,...he had a knot in his throat. he waited six months before he got it checked. he was diagnosed with a rare salivary gland cancer. the gland was removed,

drinkwater will still watch over scottsdale  -  Nov 15, 2007
East Valley Tribune,...drinkwater retired in 1996, the year he was diagnosed with a rare form of salivary gland cancer, complications of which led to his death in december

stenting a less invasive solution to blocked arteries  -  Oct 27, 2007
Burlington Times News,...which is accessed through the neck. however, five years ago, suggs, 66, was diagnosed with a rare salivary gland cancer. his gland was removed,

Salivary gland cancer rare but often deadly  -  Oct 6, 2007
Trading Markets (press release),The National Cancer Institute estimates there are about three cases of salivary gland cancer per 100000 people. The cases represent 3 to 5 percent of all



Background information on Salivary Gland Cancer [When available]

The salivary glands produce saliva, which keeps the mouth and other parts of the digestive system moist. It also helps break down carbohydrates (with salivary amylase, formerly known as ptyalin) and lubricates the passage of food down from the oro-pharynx to the esophagus to the stomach.

There are three main pairs of salivary glands: the parotid, the submandibular and the sublingual glands. There are also many small glands in the tongue, cheeks, lips and palate, all of which consist entirely of mucous secreting cells (see HISTOLOGY below) except for the serous glands of von Ebner, which reside within the moats surrounding the circumvallate pappilae in the posterior 1/3 of the tongue, anterior to the terminal sulcus.

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