Paranasal sinus and nasal cavity cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the paranasal sinuses and nasal cavity. Different types of cells in the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity may become malignant. Being exposed to certain chemicals or dust in the workplace can increase the risk of paranasal sinus and nasal cavity cancer. Signs of paranasal sinus and nasal cavity cancer include sinus problems and nosebleeds.
people with all types of nasal and paranasal sinus cancers. 5-year relative 43%, 61%, 30%, 15%, 20. Survival rates are often based on previous outcomes of large numbers of people who had the disease, but they cannot predict what will happen in any particular person’s case. Many other factors may affect a person’s outlook, such as their general state of health, the exact type and location of the cancer, the treatment received, and how well the cancer responds to treatment.
Treatment will depend on the position, stage and grade of the cancer, and on your general health. Usually a team of specialist doctors will plan your treatment. They aim to treat the cancer while doing as little damage as possible to your nose, mouth and appearance. The main treatment for nasal or sinus cancer is usually surgery.Treatments such as radiotherapy and chemotherapy may be given before surgery to shrink a large tumour.