Cancer of the salivary gland is a disease in which cancer cells are found in the tissues of the salivary glands. Salivary gland cancer surgery is very complex and it requires an expert cancer surgeon for performing the surgical procedure for cancer treatment. Indian cancer surgery hospitals provide most experienced surgeons for performing the surgical procedure of salivary gland cancer surgery in India. With the advancement in the treatment facilities of cancer surgery in India, Indian cancer surgery hospitals attract more number of patients for salivary gland cancer surgery in India. The low cost of cancer treatment, availability of most experienced cancer surgeons and best medical infrastructure in India makes Indian cancer surgery hospitals an ideal destination for abroad patients seeking low cost salivary gland cancer treatment. Cancer surgery hospitals in India are equipped with best treatment facilities and most expert cancer surgeons. Click the link to see treatment facilities provided by these cancer surgery hospitals: Treatment Facilities.
Cancer of the salivary gland is a disease in which cancer cells are found in the tissues of the salivary glands. The salivary glands make saliva, the fluid that is released into the mouth to keep it moist and to help dissolve food. Major clusters of salivary glands are found below the tongue, on the sides of the face just in front of the ears, and under the jawbone. Smaller clusters of salivary glands are found in other parts of the upper digestive tract. The smaller glands are called the minor salivary glands. Many growths in the salivary glands do not spread to other tissues and are not cancer. These tumours are called “benign” tumours and are not usually treated the same as cancer. A doctor should be seen if there is a swelling under the chin or around the jawbone, the face becomes numb, muscles in the face cannot move, or there is pain that does not go away in the face, chin, or neck. If there are symptoms, a doctor will examine the throat and neck using a mirror and lights. The doctor may order a special x-ray called a computed tomography or CT scan, which uses a computer to make a picture of the inside of parts of the body. Another type of scan, called a magnetic resonance imaging or MRI scan, uses magnetic waves to make a picture of the head may also be ordered. If tissue that is not normal is found, the doctor will need to cut out a small piece and look at it under the microscope to see if there are any cancer cells. This is called a biopsy. The chance of recovery depends on where the cancer is in the salivary glands, whether the cancer is just in the area where it started or has spread to other tissues, how the cancer cells look under a microscope, and the patient’s general state of health. Once cancer of the salivary gland is found, more tests will be done to find out if cancer cells have spread to other parts of the body. This is called staging. A doctor needs to know the stage of the disease to plan treatment. Salivary gland cancers are also classified by “grade,” which tells how fast the cancer cells grow, based on how the cells look under a microscope. Low-grade cancers grow more slowly than high-grade cancers.
Medical tourism in India provides very good assistance to international patients for their low cost and safe surgical treatment in India. Many patients travel to India because of delayed appointments of expert cancer surgeons in other developed countries like the U.S. and U.K. Indian medical treatment and health care system is more cost effective and easily accessible without any delay in medical appointments with the doctors. Patients get their salivary gland cancer surgery in India within a very short time after their arrival in India and go back home happily after their surgery. You can see experience of many patients who have successfully been treated in India for different treatment procedures here: Patients’ Experience. Payment options available for low cost surgical treatment in India are most advanced, it includes paying money through pay-pal account, bank wire transfer apart from credit card payments, traveler’s check are also acceptable. You can pay some money as advance before commencement of your surgical procedure and the remaining fees can be paid after completion of your surgical procedure or at the time you leave hospital. For detailed information of low cost salivary gland cancer surgery in India, you can contact us by filling up an Enquiry Form.
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