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How many cases of cancer are due to adenoid cystic carcinoma?

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Of the 500,000 people who get cancer each year, about 1,200 of them have adenoid cystic carcinoma. It affects more women than men, and it can happen at any age between your teens and your 80s.

From: What Is Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "What is salivary gland cancer?"

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Organization International.

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation.

American Society of Clinical Oncology: "Adenoid cystic carcinoma."

The Oral Cancer Foundation: "What is adenoid cystic carcinoma?"

National Organization for Rare Disorders: "Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma."

Rodrigues Graca, S. , August 2012. BMJ Case Reports

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on September 19, 2016

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "What is salivary gland cancer?"

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Organization International.

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation.

American Society of Clinical Oncology: "Adenoid cystic carcinoma."

The Oral Cancer Foundation: "What is adenoid cystic carcinoma?"

National Organization for Rare Disorders: "Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma."

Rodrigues Graca, S. , August 2012. BMJ Case Reports

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on September 19, 2016

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