Lacrimal Gland Tumor

  • 1. What Is Lacrimal Gland Tumor
  • Executive Summary The lacrimal gland tumor is located above and to the side of the eye, and these are tear secreting glands. It mainly occurs in one in a million people and is more common in people with an average age of 40 years. These tumor lesions appear similar to the lesions in the major sa...
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  • 2. Statistics of Lacrimal Gland Tumor
  • Executive Summary Around 55% of epithelial lacrimal gland tumor cases are considered benign, and the rest, 45%, are malignant. About 2% of all eye socket/orbital tumors are considered malignant epithelial lacrimal gland tumors. Among epithelial orbital cancers, Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (ACC) is ...
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  • 3. Risk Factors of Lacrimal Gland Tumor
  • Executive Summary Risk factors influence the chance of developing cancer (lacrimal gland tumor) among individuals, but individuals with no risk factors also develop cancer. The common risk factors for lacrimal gland tumour include age (found in people who are in their 30s), history of lymphoma (...
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  • 4. Prevention for Lacrimal Gland Tumor
  • Executive Summary The risk of lacrimal gland tumor increases with age. People between 30 to 40 years are more prone to the disease. Some general precautions can be taken to prevent lacrimal gland tumor or other disease conditions. Some of the primary preventive measures for lacrimal gland tumor ...
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  • 5. Diagnosis of Lacrimal Gland Tumor
  • Executive Summary Different tests are available to diagnose the development of a lacrimal gland tumor, depending on signs and symptoms, age and health status, types of tumor, and earlier medical tests. Physical examination, imaging tests, and biopsies are the diagnostic approaches for diagnosing...
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  • 6. Types of Treatment for Lacrimal Gland Tumor
  • Executive Summary Treatment (lacrimal gland tumor) recommendations depend upon the size, grade and type of tumor, metastasis, possible side effects, and patient’s preferences and overall health. The standard treatment techniques used to treat lacrimal gland tumors are Surgery, removal of the e...
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  • 7. Clinical Trials About Lacrimal Gland Tumor
  • Executive Summary Clinical trials are considered a better method for treating lacrimal gland tumor. The evaluation of new drugs, different combinations of treatments, new approaches to surgery, and new therapies are integrated into lacrimal gland tumor clinical trials. Volunteers or patients wil...
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  • 8. Latest Research on Lacrimal Gland Tumor
  • Executive Summary Several latest research studies have been conducted to seek more information on lacrimal gland tumor, related prevention methods, diagnostic process at the initial phase, and best treatment strategies. Radioimmunotherapy is a treatment procedure that combines the effectiveness ...
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  • 9. Coping with Treatment for Lacrimal Gland Tumor
  • Executive Summary Treatments of lacrimal gland tumor result in causing various side effects and alterations to the patient’s body. The results of treatment show variations among the patients. Sometimes the same treatment strategy used for a particular disease condition evolves with different e...
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  • 10. Follow-Up Care for Lacrimal Gland Tumor
  • Executive Summary Follow-up care for lacrimal gland tumor refers to the after-treatment protocols conducted by the healthcare team to look after recurrence, manage the side effects, and monitor the patients’ overall health. The follow-up care will include routine physical examinations, various...
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  • 11. Survivorship of Lacrimal Gland Tumor
  • Executive Summary Survivorship begins right after the disease (Lacrimal gland tumor) is diagnosed. People who have been taking treatments and whose disease condition has been cured post-treatment are also considered survivors. Acute survivorship, Extended survivorship, and Permanent survivorship...
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  • 12. Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Team About Lacrimal Gland Tumor
  • Open communication with the doctor and healthcare team is crucial in making informed treatment (Lacrimal Gland Tumor) and health care choices. Patients are encouraged to ask questions regarding their disease condition. They should clear any doubt or query that they have regarding the disease.  ...
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  • 13. Additional Resources for Lacrimal Gland Tumour
  • Below are some links that provide ample information regarding lacrimal gland tumours, covering all aspects of the disease. These links will help render credible information regarding lacrimal gland tumours, their diagnosis, symptoms and signs, risk factors, treatments and post-treatment care. Th...
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