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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ramyar Ghandriz MD[2]

Overview

Screening is not recomended for acinic cell carcinoma.

Screening

  • Screening is not recommended for acidic cell carcinoma as diagnosis is based on clinical findings. [1]
  • Once diagnosis confirmed, ultrasonography, nuclear scans, CT scan and MRI can usually conduct for assessing the size of the tumor, location, and the nature of the tumor

References

  1. Al-Zaher, Nabil; Obeid, Amani; Al-Salam, Suhail; Al-Kayyali, Bassam Sulaiman (2009). "Acinic cell carcinoma of the salivary glands: A literature review". Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Therapy. 2 (1): 259–264. doi:10.1016/S1658-3876(09)50035-0. ISSN 1658-3876.

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