Nose and sinus cancer
There are many different types of cancer that can affect the nasal cavity and sinuses. The outlook varies, depending on the specific type you have.
Overall, around one in every two or three people with nasal and sinus cancer will live for at least five years after diagnosis.
However,this can vary, depending on things such as exactly where the cancer is located and how far it has spreadbefore it's diagnosed and treated.
Nearly everyone diagnosed at an early stage will live for at least five years. However, if it's not diagnoseduntil an advanced stage, only around one in every three to fivepeople will live at least five years.
Cancer of the nasal cavity generally has a better outlook than cancer of the sinuses.
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Nasal and sinus cancer affects the nasal cavity and sinuses. Find out about the symptoms, causes, treatments and outlook, with links to more information.
The most common symptoms of nasal and sinus cancer are: a persistent blocked nose, which usually only affects one side Nosebleed mucus draining from the nose, which may be blood-stained a decreased
See your GP if you notice any unusual or persistent symptoms. They're very unlikely to be caused bynasal or sinus cancer, but are worth getting checked out. If your GP thinks you might need some tests
Several factors are known to increase the risk of developing nasal and sinus cancer, including: your gender men are more likely to develop nasal and sinus cancer than women prolonged exposure to cer
The best treatment depends on several factors, including how far the cancer has spread and your general health. Treatment may include: surgery to remove a tumour which can be performed using surgical
There are many different types of cancer that can affect the nasal cavity and sinuses. The outlook varies, depending on the specific type you have. Overall, around one in every two or three people wit