What is the treatment of Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma ?

March 07 23:16 2019 Print This Article

It includes mainly the surgical removal with a clean margin. It is the primary treatment of this disorder. It does not depend on the body site. In the head and neck regions the surgery must be done safely and the tumor has the ability to spread over nerve tracts. After the surgery one must go for the palliative radio therapy.

In few cases surgery is not a reasonable option as radiation alone can be effective.

In some type of cancer the neutron therapy is considered to be more effective than other treatments. One must go for chemo therapy in the cases of metastatic diseases. It is considered according to the case and the data available to know the side effects of chemo therapy is limited. Clinical studies are still in process.

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