Types of cancer found in the nasal and sinus cavities: Adenocarcinomas and mucoepidermoid cancers (cancers arising from gland cells) are the next most frequent type. Malignant lymphomas, a cancer arising from lymph or immune system cells. Malignant melanoma a cancer of pigment or skin color containing cells. Esthesioneuroblastomas come from the olfactory nerves, the nerves which govern the sense of smell. These cancers usually occur on the roof of the nasal cavity and involve a structure called the cribriform plate, which is a bone deep in the skull.
Cancer Research UK: Nasal and Paranasal Sinus Cancer
Factsheet with information on symptoms and causes, tests and treatment, living with nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer, and current research.
NCI: Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer
Summary of disease, treatment options, stages, and reoccurence. Professional health version available.
NHS Choices: Nasal and Sinus Cancer
Provides a short video on coping with cancer and brief details of this condition.
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