secretory carcinoma

Secretory carcinoma of the salivary glands

What is secretory carcinoma of the salivary glands? Secretory carcinoma is a relatively uncommon type of salivary gland cancer. It is characterized by a genetic change involving the genes ETV6, RET, or NTRK3. This genetic change results in a combination or fusion of two of the three genes. A similar tumour can be found in …
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Secretory carcinoma of the breast

Secretory carcinoma is a rare type of breast cancer characterized by a genetic change involving two genes – ETV6 and NTRK3. A tumour also called secretory carcinoma and sharing the same genetic change can also be found in the salivary glands, thyroid gland and skin. Secretory carcinoma can affect both women and men and can …
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