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Not Just in Your Head – Salivary Gland Cancer is Rare But Real - CNL

Cancer Newsline - 05/02/2011

Salivary glands are what produce saliva in the mouth, and are the first to aid digestion of food. With little information on this disease and less than 1% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States being of the salivary gland, these tumors are best managed by experienced clinicians. Michael Kupferman, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center, talks about salivary gland cancer as well as the commonalities between salivary ductal and breast cancers.

Guest: Michael Kupferman, M.D.


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