Nose and sinus cancer
Nasal and sinus cancer affects the nasal cavity (thespace behind your nose) and the sinuses (small, air-filled cavities inside your nose, cheekbones and forehead).
It's a rare type of cancer that most often affects men aged 50-60.
Nasal and sinus cancer is different to cancer in the area where the nose and throat connect. This is called nasopharyngeal cancer .
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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