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Cancer of the Parotid Treatment
- Surgery to remove the parotid tumor.
- May require removal of lymph nodes in the neck
- May require removal of facial nerve
- May require removal of a portion of the jaw
- Radiation therapy for parotid carcinoma:
- Exposing cancer cells to radiation can kill them
- Generally delivered following surgery
- Medications for nausea and vomiting:
Cancer of the Parotid Specialist
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PubMed Cancer of the Parotid References
- Depowski PL, Setzen G, Chui A, Koltai PJ, Dollar J, Ross JS. Familial occurrence of acinic cell carcinoma of the parotid gland. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1999 Nov;123(11):1118-20. 
- Ellies M, Schaffranietz F, Arglebe C, Laskawi R. Tumors of the salivary glands in childhood and adolescence. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006 Jul;64(7):1049-58. 
- Tavora F, Rassaei N, Shilo K, Foss RD, Galvin JR, Travis WD, Franks TJ. Occult primary parotid gland acinic cell adenocarcinoma presenting with extensive lung metastasis. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 Jun;131(6):970-3.