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Salivary Gland Cancer

Prevention

There is no method to prevent the occurrence of salivary gland cancer. However, certain measures assist in lowering the risk of the disease. These measures include:

  • Quit smoking
  • Limiting the consumption of alcohol
  • Avoid or limit exposure to toxic substances, such as silica dust, nickel alloy dust, or radioactive substances.
  • Avoiding exposures to infections, such as HIV, human papillomavirus, and Epstein-Barr virus