Sinus cancer treatment

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Sinus cancer is a malignant tumor that occurs in the paranasal sinuses. Usually, the disease develops on one side but can move to the other over time. Doctors combine surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and targeted therapy to treat cancer.

Sinus cancer develops in small air-filled cavities in the nose and forehead called sinuses. It is rare cancer that most often affects men over 40.

The exact reasons for the development of formations in the sinuses are unknown. However, environmental factors, tobacco inhalation, and exposure to certain chemicals in the workplace can increase cancer risk.

Usually, the symptoms of sinus cancer often go unnoticed because they resemble a cold or sinus inflammation. Signs such as nosebleeds, nose congestion, nasal pain, and problems with smell develop.

When the ENT doctor suspects sinus cancer, he performs an endoscopy (examination of the nose and sinuses using a thin tube with a camera). During the procedure, the otolaryngologist removes a small piece of damaged tissue for examination under a microscope (biopsy). Additional imaging tests such as x-rays, CT, or MRI show how far cancer has spread.

Treatment options depend on the stage of the tumor. For example, treatment methods for sinus cancer include:

  • Surgery through the nose removes the mass.
  • Radiation therapy destroys cancer cells with high-energy radiation. Usually, oncologists give radiation therapy before surgery to shrink the tumor.
  • Chemotherapy involves drugs that kill cancer cells in the sinuses and metastases. In addition, adjuvant chemotherapy after surgery reduces the risk of cancer recurrence.
  • Immunotherapy improves immunity to fight cancer more effectively.
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