Salivary gland cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that involves abnormal (malignant) growth of salivary gland cells. Factors that increase the risk of salivary gland cancer include older age, radiation therapy to the head and neck, or exposure to cancer-causing chemicals at work. Symptoms and signs of salivary gland cancer include painless lump(s) in the area of the ear, cheek, jaw, lips, or mouth and/or fluid draining from the ear, trouble swallowing, difficulty opening the mouth, numbness or weakness to the face, and/or facial pain.
Related journals of Salivary gland cancer
Annals of Oncology, Journal of Thyroid Research, Journal of Thyroid Cancer, Journal of Thyroid Disorders & Therapy
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