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Salivary Gland Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Salivary Gland Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about salivary gland cancer, see the following:

  • Head and Neck Cancer Home Page
  • Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation
  • Drugs Approved for Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancers

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Prospective, randomized, controlled trials and meta-analyses of prospective, randomized, controlled trials. The randomized, double-blinded, controlled trial is the gold standard of study design. To achieve this ranking, the study allocation must be blinded to the investigator both before and after the randomization and the assignment to intervention group. This design provides protection from allocation bias by the investigator and from bias in the assessment of outcomes by both the...

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