Nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer starts in the nose and the sinus cavities. The nasal cavity consists of the nostrils and the hollow passageway just behind the nose. The paranasal sinuses are hollow chambers around the nose.
In 2012 there were 86,691 new cases of other and unspecified respiratory system cancer worldwide. (Globocan, 2012 and the Canadian Cancer Society Cancer Encyclopedia).
For additional information about nasal cavity and paranasal sinus, please go to the Canadian Cancer Society Cancer Encyclopedia.
Founded in 1998, The American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) became the single largest organization in North America for the advancement of research and education in head and neck oncology. The AHNS works to advance research and education in head and neck oncology. Information is provided for both professionals and patients on clinical guidelines and patient education.
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