Salivary Gland Transfer for Head & Neck Cancer Patients

Salivary Gland Transfer for Head & Neck Cancer Patients

Discover the surprising way a simple surgery can vastly improve quality of life for head and neck cancer patients after radiation treatment. How? By moving the submandibular gland out of the way of the most intense radiation to prevent xerostomia.


Published

May 23, 2018

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UCSF MedConnection

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Patrick Ha, MD

Patrick Ha, MD

Dr. Patrick Ha is chief of the Division of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at UCSF Medical Center as well as the Irwin Mark Jacobs and Joan Klein Jacobs Distinguished Professor in Head and Neck Cancer. His clinical expertise covers the ...

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