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View in Spanish: Cáncer de glándula salival

Salivary gland cancer (SA-lih-VAYR-ee gland KAN-ser)
A rare cancer that forms in tissues of a salivary gland (gland in the mouth that makes saliva). Most salivary gland cancers occur in older people.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.