head and neck cancer

Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma

About this article: This article was created by doctors to help you read and understand your pathology report for hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma. If you have any questions about this article or your pathology report, please contact us. What is hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma? Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma (HCCC) is a slow-growing type of head …
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Non-intestinal type adenocarcinoma (non-ITAC)

What is non-intestinal-type adenocarcinoma? Non-intestinal-type adenocarcinoma (non-ITAC) is a type of head and neck cancer. The tumour starts from the tissue that lines the inside of the nasal cavity or the paranasal sinuses such as the ethmoid or maxillary sinus. Pathologists divide non-ITAC into two grades, high and low, with high-grade tumours being associated with …
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Intestinal-type adenocarcinoma (ITAC)

What is intestinal-type adenocarcinoma? Intestinal-type adenocarcinoma (ITAC) is a type of head neck cancer. The tumour starts from the tissue that lines the inside of the nasal cavity or the paranasal sinuses such as the ethmoid or maxillary sinus. ITAC is an aggressive type of cancer that quickly spreads into other parts of the head …
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Adenoid cystic carcinoma

What is adenoid cystic carcinoma? Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a type of cancer that commonly starts in one of the major or minor salivary glands found throughout the head and neck. Other parts of the body including the skin, lungs, breasts, and prostate gland can also be involved. ACC is a slow-growing cancer that …
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