Nasal Cavity and Para Nasal Sinuses Cancer

Cancers of these areas are relatively less common. Whilst the majority of H&N cancers are squamous cell cancers, they are less common here. Other cancers of this area are adenocarcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, sino nasal undifferentiated carcinoma (SNUC). Due to the close location at the base of the skull, these cancers may spread quickly along the nerves to the brain.

Signs & Symptoms
  • Stuffy Nose
  • Bleeding from the Nose
  • Common cold or sinus type symptoms that do no respond to antibiotics
  • Reduced sense of smell
  • Headaches
  • Decreased vision or protrusion of the eyeball
It Includes
  • The nasal cavity
  • The maxillary sinuses
  • The ethmoid sinuses
  • The spenoid sinuses
  • The frontal sinuses
Risk Factors
  • Tobacco
  • Long Time Exposure to Fumes e.g paint Fumes
  • Exposure to Wood Cuttings
  • Exposure to metal Cuttings
  • Asbestos Expsore

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