head and neck

Adenoid cystic carcinoma

What is adenoid cystic carcinoma? Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a slow-growing but locally aggressive type of cancer most commonly found in the head and neck. Other possible locations include the skin, lungs, breasts, and prostate gland. How does adenoid cystic carcinoma spread? ACC grows slowly but spreads widely into surrounding tissues. However, unlike other …
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Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma (SNUC)

What is sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma? Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma (SNUC) is a type of cancer that starts from cells normally found on the inside of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. This area of the body is called the sinonasal tract.¬†Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma is an aggressive disease with a poor prognosis. Can sinonasal undifferentiated sinonasal carcinoma …
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