Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma

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What is Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma?

Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a rare form of cancer. It is an overgrowth of cells beginning in the glandular tissues, in particular, the salivary glands. It is usually found mainly in the head and neck. Other sites of include the breast, lacrimal gland, trachea, and skin.

What is it like to have Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

What do patients take to treat Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma and its symptoms?

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Who has Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 5patients have this condition
  • 1new patients joined this month
  • 5say Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 0
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

75% Females
25% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma patients who have completed their condition history
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