Condition 101 About Sinus Cancer

What is the definition of Sinus Cancer?

Sinus cancer is a rare disease in which malignant cells form in the tissues of the paranasal sinuses (small hollow spaces around the nose) and the nasal cavity. While sinus cancer can form in any of the different types of paranasal sinuses, it usually first appears in the maxillary sinus. Causes of sinus cancer include exposure to particular workplace chemicals or dust, an infection with human papilloma virus (HPV), and smoking, with an increased risk for males over 40.

What are the alternative names for Sinus Cancer?


What are the causes for Sinus Cancer?


What are the symptoms for Sinus Cancer?

Symptoms include persistent sinus congestion or obstruction, pain, swelling of the face, eyes, or ears, tearing from the eyes, loss of vision, decreased sense of smell, tooth pain, frequent nosebleeds, fatigue, weight loss, or a facial or neck lump.

What are the current treatments for Sinus Cancer?

Treatments for sinus cancer include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or a combination.

What are the support groups for Sinus Cancer?


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What are the possible complications for Sinus Cancer?


When should I contact a medical professional for Sinus Cancer?


How do I prevent Sinus Cancer?


Latest Advances On Sinus Cancer

  • Condition: Skull Base Tumor
  • Journal: Zhonghua er bi yan hou tou jing wai ke za zhi = Chinese journal of otorhinolaryngology head and neck surgery
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Endonasal Approach Combined with the Frontotemporal Orbitozygomatic Approach Under the Microscope
  • Number of Patients: 7
  • Published —
The aim of this study was to evaluate the application of the endoscopic endonasal approach combined with the frontotemporal orbitozygomatic approach microscopically in skull base tumor with intra and extra-cranial involvement.
  • Condition: Cavernous Sinus Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Journal: Yonsei medical journal
  • Treatment Used: Gamma Knife Surgery (GKS)
  • Number of Patients: 26
  • Published —
The goal of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Gamma Knife surgery (GKS) on cavernous sinus cavernous hemangioma (CSCH) and to analyze the temporal volume change.

Clinical Trials For Sinus Cancer

Clinical Trial
  • Status: Not yet recruiting
  • Phase: N/A
  • Intervention Type: Procedure
  • Participants: 40
  • Start Date: April 25, 2020
Block of the Sphenopalatine Nerve Ganglion for Postoperative Analgesia in Transsphenoidal Approaches: a Prospective, Randomized and Double-blind Study
Clinical Trial
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Phase: Phase 2
  • Intervention Type: Other, Drug
  • Participants: 60
  • Start Date: November 27, 2019
RESILIENCE: Effect of Comprehensive Celecoxib Through Treatment for Advanced-Stage Head and Neck Cancer: A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial