Living with cancer

Nasal and paranasal sinus cancer and its treatment can affect you physically and emotionally, but there is support available to help you cope with these changes.

Coping

Coming to terms with the changes caused by a diagnosis of nasal and paranasal sinus cancer and its treatment can be hard. But there is support and things you can do to help you cope.

Eating and drinking

Nasal and paranasal sinus cancer and its treatment can affect the way you eat and drink. But support is available and there are things you can do to help you cope.

Changes in your appearance

Nasal or sinus cancer and its treatment might change the way you look and how you feel about yourself. But there is support available.

Changes in your eyesight

Nasal and paranasal sinus cancer and its treatment can cause eyesight changes in some people. But there is a lot of support and aids available to help you cope.

Changes in your sense of smell

Nasal and paranasal sinus cancer and its treatment can affect your sense of smell. But there are things you can do to help you cope.

Changes in your hearing

Nasal and paranasal sinus cancer and its treatment can cause changes to your hearing. 

Changes in your sex life

Nasal cancer or paranasal sinus cancer and its treatment might cause changes to your appearance and how you feel about yourself, which can affect your sex life. But there is support available to help you cope.

Support at home for you and your family

There is a lot of practical and emotional support available to you at home.

Resources and organisations

There are several organisations, support groups, books, videos and more to help you cope with nasal or paranasal sinus cancer.

Last reviewed: 
20 Nov 2020
Next review due: 
20 Nov 2023
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