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What to ask your doctor about nasal and sinus cancer

Men and women discussing nasal and sinus cancer

Some questions you might ask your doctor

  • Am I more likely to get cancer of the nasal cavity or paranasal sinuses than anyone else?
  • I used to smoke - does this mean I will get a nasal cavity or paranasal sinus cancer?
  • How should I go about giving up smoking?
  • How will I know if I have cancer of the nasal cavity or paranasal sinuses?
  • I am exposed to certain chemicals or wood dust at work. Does this affect my risk of nasal cavity or paranasal sinus cancers?
  • Can I be screened for nasal cavity or paranasal sinus cancers?
  • Do nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancers run in families?
  • Is there anything I can do to reduce my risk of nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancers?
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Updated: 2 July 2014