Salivary Gland Tumors

  • Christopher H. ChapmanEmail author
  • Adam Garsa


This chapter will discuss the management of salivary gland tumors of the head and neck, with an emphasis on radiation therapy technique and published data.


Parotid gland Submandibular gland Sublingual glands Mucoepidermoid carcinoma Adenoid cystic carcinoma Perineural invasion Fast neutron therapy 



We thank Chien Peter Chen MD and Naomi R. Schechter MD for their work on the prior edition of this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Radiation OncologyUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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