Diagnosis Cancer

Salivary Gland Cancer

Needle biopsy is effective for diagnosis and is commonly recommended. Imaging studies including computed tomography (CT) scan or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) help delineate the tumor extent and status of neck lymph nodes.

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