Parotid Gland

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Name: Parotid Gland
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Total Parotidectomy Best Option for Metastatic Involvement?

Reuters Health InformationBy Reuters StaffApril 16, 2014NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Total parotidectomy may be the best surgical option for metastatic involvement from cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) or malignant melanoma (MM), according to a ... [Published Diabetes Care - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Forum Post: Trying to get pregnant after radiotherapy

General cancer discussionsIf you’d like to talk about something that isn’t covered in our other groups, come here to start a discussion or to see other conversations. Other people may be hoping to talk about the same thing.Trying to get pregnant after ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Expert Parotid Gland Surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS Comments on New Research that Links Skin Cancer to Salivary Gland Cancer

Dr. Babak Larian, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Beverly Hills, responds to a new study that shows skin cancer survivors may have an increased risk of developing other cancers. In response to a new study conducted by researchers ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

THE DENTIST ADVISES…Reduced saliva secretion contributes to dental diseases

Insufficient oral secretion is caused by a condition called xerostomia. A reduction in the amount of flow of saliva, which may occur for various reasons, causes the balance of the mouth to be upset, and contributes to dental disease. There are a number ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Forum Post: Radiotherapy to Metastatic Melanoma of Parotid Gland

Hi all xxx Just looking for other stories really. I recently had a parotidectomy and two other lymph nodes removed after a biopsy confirmed my melanoma had metastasised to my parotid gland. Path results showed that luckily it was only the parotid ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Forum Post: RE: Parotidectomy for low grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma

Head & neck cancerA group for anyone affected by head and neck cancers, including in the mouth (oral cancer), throat , larynx (voice box), salivary glands, and middle ear, as well as sinus and nasopharyngeal cancer. Ask questions, share experiences and ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tonsillar Asymmetry from a Parotid Tumor

An otherwise healthy 28-year-old woman presented with tonsillar asymmetry, which she had just recently discovered, and a small painless lump behind the left cheek that had been slowly enlarging over several months. Physical examination revealed medial ... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Expert Parotid Surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS Discusses the Link Between Cell Phone Use and Parotid Gland Tumors

Dr. Babak Larian, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Beverly Hills, today commented on research that suggests areas that come in contact with our cell phones are more susceptible to tumors and cancer. Since cell phones produce electromagnetic ... [Published Digital Journal - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Twelve Confirmed Cases of Mumps in Morgan County

, 10:33 PM CDTThe health department in Morgan County is urging residents to get vaccinated to fight a mumps outbreak. There are 12 confirmed cases of mumps in Morgan County."Last year, there were approximately 36 cases in Illinois. So there are still ... [Published My Fox Illinois - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Proper Dental Care for Cancer Patients: Why It Is Important

Common side effects from radiation therapy are not stressed enough in dental schools, but they can be managed and even prevented.A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a retired physician with whom I had not spoken for a number of years since he retired ... [Published Bedford-Katonah Patch - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Dreaming of Better Sleep

From freedigitalphotos.netI'm not terribly religious, but I've always appreciated the Lenten season as a time to reflect and look at way to improve oneself, one's life. I like the structure of 40 days to try something, create better habits, or even just ... [Published Chicago Now - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Feb 18 2014 - Updated Feb 19 2014 - 2 reports

Expert Parotid Gland Surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS Explains How...

To help patients assess what they should do if they have swollen parotid glands, world-renowned parotid gland surgeon, Dr. Babak Larian, discusses possible parotid gland conditions. In a recent article, Dr. Babak Larian, the Chairman and Director of the ... [Published PRWeb - Feb 19 2014]

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...routinely removed but rather the parotid superficial lobe is routinely removed and then treated with adjuvant therapy," the researchers explain. "The presence of parotid deep lobe metastasis remains a harbinger of increased risk of distant disease and poor outcomes, and this new information is useful in treatment planning and counseling patients and physicians."
"One of the main concerns associated with facial surgery is the facial nerve," Dr. Larian stated. "My team approach to parotid surgery ensures that the facial nerve is monitored by facial paralysis expert Dr. Babak Azizzadeh. He is also a top facial plastic surgeon, who ensures that facial symmetry is preserved and that there is minimal scarring. If parotid gland tumors become more common due to cell phone use, micro-parotidectomy is revolutionary way to remove them."
"If they start chasing any toads, or go into the bush or something, I’ll make sure to stop them."
...Larian said. "Since the facial nerve runs through the parotid glands, is a revolutionary surgical procedure that helps preserve the facial nerve so that a patient does not suffer from facial paralysis."

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Total Parotidectomy Best Option for Metastatic ... [Published Diabetes Care - 12 hours ago]
Forum Post: Trying to get pregnant after radiot... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Apr 15 2014]
Expert Parotid Gland Surgeon Babak Larian, MD, ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 08 2014]
THE DENTIST ADVISES…Reduced saliva secretion co... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Apr 06 2014]
Forum Post: Radiotherapy to Metastatic Melanoma... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Apr 04 2014]
Forum Post: RE: Parotidectomy for low grade muc... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Mar 27 2014]
Mumps outbreak at the Ohio State University exp... [Published Morrow County Sentinel - Mar 27 2014]
Tonsillar Asymmetry from a Parotid Tumor [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Mar 27 2014]
Expert Parotid Surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS D... [Published Digital Journal - Mar 26 2014]
How dogs are using cane toads to get high [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Mar 26 2014]
Top Salivary Gland Expert Babak Larian, MD, FAC... [Published Digital Journal - Mar 25 2014]
Top Salivary Gland Expert Babak Larian, MD, FAC... [Published PRWeb - Mar 25 2014]
Effects of stress on fertility studied [Published Cotswold Journal - Mar 24 2014]
One side of face drooping [Published Asiaone - Mar 23 2014]
Foods that fight tooth decay: What really cause... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 18 2014]
Twelve Confirmed Cases of Mumps in Morgan County [Published My Fox Illinois - Mar 18 2014]
Proper Dental Care for Cancer Patients: Why It ... [Published Bedford-Katonah Patch - Mar 15 2014]
The Involvement of Proteoglycans in the Human P... [Published PLoS medicine - Mar 12 2014]
The Spectrum of Chronic CD8+ T-Cell Expansions:... [Published PLoS medicine - Mar 12 2014]
Dreaming of Better Sleep [Published Chicago Now - Mar 10 2014]
Blog Post: 'Cancerhood' and Preparing for my tr... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Mar 09 2014]
Expert Parotid Gland Surgeon Babak Larian, MD, ... [Published PRWeb - Feb 19 2014]
Expert Parotid Surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS D... [Published PRWeb - Feb 18 2014]
Scientists in Japan Successfully Create Fully F... [Published PRWeb - Dec 18 2013]
The Negative Effects of Radiation on the Paroti... [Published PRWeb - Nov 18 2013]
Am I infected from an encounter 9 years ago? [Published HealthBoards - Nov 10 2013]
PRO/EDR> Histoplasmosis - USA: (MT) expanded... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - Oct 26 2013]
Korean Novelist Choi In-ho Dies of Salivary Gla... [Published PRWeb - Oct 21 2013]
Study Analyzes Saliva to Show Cell Phone Use Ma... [Published PRWeb - Aug 20 2013]
Top Salivary Gland Surgeon Explains Importance ... [Published PRWeb - Jul 03 2013]
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