Major Salivary Glands

Parotid, Submandibular, and Sublingual
  • American Joint Committee on Cancer

Summary of Changes

In order to maintain internal consistency of T staging across all sites, the description for T3 has been revised. In addition to tumors having extra-parenchymal extension, all tumors larger than 4 cm are considered T3.

T4 lesions have been divided into T4a (resectable) and T4b (unresectable), leading to the division of Stage IV into Stage IVA, Stage IVB, and Stage IVC.


Salivary Gland Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Pleomorphic Adenoma Minor Salivary Gland Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • American Joint Committee on Cancer
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  1. 1.Executive OfficeChicagoUSA

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