"The common location for adenoid cystic cancers is in the major salivary glands, parotid and submandibular glands."

 

Overview

Adenoid cystic carcinomas are slowly growing, locally aggressive cancers that arise in salivary glands. They have a tendency to spread along nerves and also to metastasize to the lungs. The common location for adenoid cystic cancers is in the major salivary glands, parotid and submandibular glands being the most common. However, they may also occur in other locations in the head neck region including the palate, nose and paranasal sinuses.

Winning Over Cancer

Mr. Vikash Jain Runwal, a cancer survivor, shares information on the diagnosis and the reasons for choosing Apollo Proton Cancer Centre, Chennai for his treatment. He extended his gratitude to Mr.Harish Trivedi, CEO, APCC and the entire team for making his journey successful.

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Mr.Vijay was elated to share his experience about Proton therapy for his child at Apollo Proton Cancer Centre. He also thanked Dr. Jalali for guiding him with the medical procedures.

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Dr. Naveen Hedne, Senior Consultant & Lead - Surgical Oncology talks about managing head & neck cancers during COVID-19. He said head & neck cancers can be easily identified & one should not ignore its symptoms, He further added that APCC is well equipped and ready to treat patients during the pandemic situation.

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Mr. Param Gandhi from Surat, Gujarat talks about the Proton Therapy for his father at Apollo Proton Cancer Centre. He also talks about the standard of care and treatment journey while conveying his heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Ghosh, Dr.Sapna, Dr Naveen, Dr.Vidyadharan, Dr.Pradeep and the entire team of Head & Neck Cancer Management for their excellent guidance & support. Wishing Param & his family good health always.

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Mr. Kishore Jain from Mumbai talks to us about his brother-in-law who was diagnosed with oral cancer and the treatment he underwent at Apollo Proton Cancer Centre. He thanks Dr.Sapna Nangia, Dr.T.Raja, Dr.Naveen, Dr. S. Vidyadharan and the entire team for their extensive help and making him feel optimistic during the treatment period. He is happy to see his brother-in-law who has recovered and is looking fit & healthy today.

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Ms.Pooja from Delhi speaks to us about her family member who was diagnosed with head & neck cancer in February, this was when COVID - 19 was picking up in India. She describes how Dr. Sapna Nangia (Senior Consultant - Radiation Oncology) gave her hope by explaining about Proton Therapy at Apollo Proton Cancer Centre.

While the treatment is still going on, she wants to thank the entire team at APCC for taking care of her travel formalities during this challenging time.

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