Research

Mayo Clinic specialists in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery study salivary gland cancer and other head and neck cancers.

Cancer research is conducted in coordination with the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — recognition for an institution's scientific excellence and multidisciplinary resources focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Publications

See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic authors on salivary gland cancer on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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July 14, 2017
References
  1. AskMayoExpert. Head and neck cancers. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2015.
  2. Flint PW, et al. Malignant neoplasms of the salivary glands. In: Cummings Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery. 6th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2015. https://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed May 2, 2017.
  3. Head and neck cancers. Fort Washington, Pa.: National Comprehensive Cancer Network. http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/f_guidelines.asp. Accessed May 2, 2017.
  4. Salivary gland cancer treatment (PDQ). National Cancer Institute. http://www.cancer.gov/types/head-and-neck/hp/salivary-gland-treatment-pdq. Accessed May 2, 2017.
  5. Cancer-related fatigue. Fort Washington, Pa.: National Comprehensive Cancer Network. http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/f_guidelines.asp. Accessed May 2, 2017.
  6. Cook AJ. Allscripts EPSi. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. March 29, 2016.
  7. Dry mouth or xerostomia. Cancer.Net. http://www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/side-effects/dry-mouth-or-xerostomia. Accessed May 2, 2017.
  8. Palliative care. Fort Washington, Pa.: National Comprehensive Cancer Network. http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/f_guidelines.asp. Accessed May 2, 2017.