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  • a  of or relating to saliva
    salivary gland

  • Last June, Roger's Nile or Niagara of words stopped, as he directed his energy to fighting complications of cancer of the salivary gland that had been troubling him for a few years.
  • Ebert's own health problems began in 2002, when he underwent surgery to remove a cancerous growth on his salivary gland.
  • Many of the mice she injected with Gross's "leukemia virus" got solid tumors, mainly in the parotid (salivary) glands.
News & Articles

  • Study Shows Salivary Endoscopy Can Help Those With RAI-Induced Sialadenitis
    World-renowned Head and Neck Surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS responds to a recent study out of the Medical University of South Carolina on the use of salivary endoscopy to treat thyroid cancer patients with sialadenitis brought on by radioactive iodine treatment. (PRWeb July 25, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10953672.htm
    July 25, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Reds coach Berry thrilled to be back from cancer
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Reds third base coach Mark Berry moves through Cincinnati's clubhouse with a water bottle in hand pretty much all the time. Since undergoing two grueling months of chemotherapy and radiation this spring for throat cancer, the salivary glands no longer function in the left side of his mouth and he needs constant hydration.
    July 24, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
  • Reds coach Mark Berry thrilled to be back from cancer
    SAN FRANCISCO — Reds third base coach Mark Berry moves through Cincinnati's clubhouse with a water bottle in hand pretty much all the time. Since undergoing two grueling months of chemotherapy and radiation this spring for throat cancer, the salivary glands no longer function in the left side of his mouth and he needs constant hydration. Berry is back in the coaching box at last, after assuring ...
    July 24, 2013 - Boston Herald
Quotes

  • Roger Ebert in Washington Post
    When I announced that I had a recurrence of salivary cancer that required surgery, I had no idea when I went into the hospital on June 16 that I would still be here on August 16,Ebert said.
  • Howard Hughes in Science Daily (press release)
    Lead author Erol Fikrig, MD of Yale School of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute said, "The interaction between the Lyme disease agent and ticks is very complex, and the bacteria uses a tick salivary protein to facilitate infection of the...
  • Bart Johnson in Seattle Times
    If we could magically get their salivary flow back it would slow the [decay] process,Johnson said.

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