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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When to see your GP

Who's at risk



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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 28 Nov 2016