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Carcinoma, Mucoepidermoid

"Carcinoma, Mucoepidermoid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A tumor of both low- and high-grade malignancy. The low-grade grow slowly, appear in any age group, and are readily cured by excision. The high-grade behave aggressively, widely infiltrate the salivary gland and produce lymph node and distant metastases. Mucoepidermoid carcinomas account for about 21% of the malignant tumors of the parotid gland and 10% of the sublingual gland. They are the most common malignant tumor of the parotid. (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p575; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1240)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Carcinoma, Mucoepidermoid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Carcinoma, Mucoepidermoid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 41 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2007 and 2019
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.