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Adenoid cystic carcinoma


Other Names for this Disease

  • Adenocystic carcinoma
  • Cribriform carcinoma
  • Cylindroma
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  • We would like to know if this type of cancer can be environmental. My father in law worked at an automotive company for over 30 years and he also lived very close to the airport. His house was right in the landing path of the airplanes. Sometimes the planes were so low that you could actually see the people in the windows of the plane. Also, is this cancer genetic? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Adenocystic carcinoma
  • Cribriform carcinoma
  • Cylindroma
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.