Nasal and paranasal sinus cancer

What is nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer?

Nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer starts in cells of the nose or sinus cavities. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and risks in our guide.

Risk factors for nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer

Risk factors for nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer include smoking and wood and leather dust. Learn about nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer risk.

Symptoms of nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer

Learn about symptoms of nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer, including nosebleeds and headache.

Diagnosis of nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer

Tests to diagnose nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer, such as nasal endoscopy, are done when symptoms are present. Learn about diagnosing nasal cancer.

Grading nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer

Grading nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer helps predict how fast the cancer is growing. Learn about the grades of nasal cancer.

Staging nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer

Staging describes the extent of nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer in the body. Learn how nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer is staged.

If nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer spreads

Nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer can spread to surrounding tissues and other parts of the body. Learn about the sites where this cancer can spread.

Prognosis and survival for nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer

Learn about prognostic factors, including stage and tumour type, and survival for nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer.

Treatments for nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer

Treatments for nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Learn about treatment plans and options.

Supportive care for nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer

Learn about supportive care and coping with long-term side effects of nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer.

Research in head and neck cancer

Learn more about head and neck cancer research including reducing risk, diagnosis and prognosis, treatment and supportive care.

Nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer statistics

A small number of Canadians are diagnosed each year with nasal or paranasal sinus cancer. Learn about incidence and mortality statistics for these cancers.