Skip to content in english | en espaã±ol national cancer institute at the national institutes of health search nci home cancer topics clinical trials cancer statistics research & funding news about nci salivary gland cancer treatment (pdqâ®) patient version health professional version en espaã±ol last modified: 10/21/2011 salivary gland cancer treatment (pdqâ®) general information about salivary gland cancer stages of salivary gland cancer recurrent salivary gland cancer treatment option overview treatment options by stage treatment options for recurrent salivary gland cancer to learn more about salivary gland cancer changes to this summary (10/21/2011) get more information from nci about pdq page options print this page print this document view entire document email this document bookmark & share popular resources nci dictionary of cancer terms nci drug dictionary search for clinical trials nci publications español nci highlights report to nation finds continuing declines in cancer death rates education and training for health professionals cancer trends progress report: 2011/2012 update stages of salivary gland cancer key points for this section after salivary gland cancer has been diagnosed, tests are done to find out if cancer cells have spread within the salivary gland or to other parts of the body. There are three ways that cancer spreads in the body. The following stages are used for major salivary gland cancers: stage i stage ii stage iii stage iv after salivary gland cancer has been diagnosed, tests are done to find out if cancer cells have spread within the salivary gland or to other parts of the body. The process used to find out if cancer has spread within the salivary glands or to other parts of the body is called staging. viagra jelly The information gathered from the staging process determines the stage of the disease. It is important to know the stage in order to plan treatment. The following procedures may be used in the staging process: mri (magnetic resonance imaging): a procedure that uses a magnet, radio waves, and a computer to make a series of detailed pictures of areas inside the body. This procedure is also called nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (nmri). 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Stage iii in stage iii, one of the following is true: the tumor is not larger than 4 centimeters and has spread to a single lymph node on the same side as the tumor and the lymph node is 3 centimeters or smaller. The tumor is larger than 4 centimeters and/or has spread to soft tissue around the affected gland. Cancer may have spread to a single lymph node on the same side as the tumor and the lymph node is 3 centimeters or smaller. Stage iv stage iv is divided into stages iva, ivb, and ivc as follows: stage iva: the tumor may be any size and may have spread to soft tissue around the affected gland. overnight shipping viagra Cancer has spread to a single lymph node on the same side as the tumor and the lymph node is larger than 3 centimeters but not larger than 6 centimeters, or has spread to more than one lymph node on either or both sides of the body and the lymph nodes are not larger than 6 centimeters; or cancer has spread to the skin, jawbone, ear canal, and/or facial nerve, and may have spread to one or more lymph nodes on either or both sides of the body. The lymph nodes are not larger than 6 centimeters. cheap generic viagra Stage ivb: the tumor may be any size and may have spread to soft tissue around the affected gland. Cancer has spread to a lymph node larger than 6 centimeters; or cancer has spread to the base of the skull and/or the carotid artery, and may have spread to one or more lymph nodes of any size on either or both sides of the body. buy viagra overnight delivery Stage ivc: the tumor may be any size and may have spread to soft tissue around the affected gland, to the skin, jawbone, ear canal, facial nerve, b.
ECIBA
East Central Illinois Bengali Association

 
 
25th Annual Tagore Festival will be held on Dec 7th 2013 at Channing Murray Foundation. Reserve seat in advance.

WELCOME TO ECIBA! Culture is the identity of an individual. It is a set of rituals, traditions and belief systems that we follow. Culture gives us a presence in the society. As name is our identity, and region is our national identity, similarly culture is our social and religious identify. The East Central Illinois Bengali Association (ECIBA) is an association bent on keeping the Bengali culture alive, and active throughout central Illinois. With its active involvement in all the activities that mark the insignia of "SONAR BANGLA", ECIBA is bent to give a different perspective of Bengal to the upcoming generation, which boasts a rich heritage of literature, music and festivties. From the traditional baul songs to the modern Bangla Rock, from Gopal Bhar to Sharath Chandra, from Nobel Lauretes like Rabindra Nath Tagore to Amartya Sen, Bengal boasts it all and it is this indisputable majestic ethinicity that we try to bring forward in all our events and to celebrate being BANGALI.
 

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