Treatment for nasal and paranasal sinus cancer

Your treatment depends on where your cancer is, how big it is, whether it has spread anywhere else in your body, and your general health. A team of doctors and other health professionals decide on the best treatment and care for you.

Preparing for treatment and life afterwards (prehabilitation)

There are things you can do to help you feel more in control of your physical and mental health when preparing for treatment. In the hospital, preparing for treatment is also called prehabilitation or prehab.

Treatment options for nasal and sinus cancer

Surgery alone will cure some types of nasal and paranasal sinus cancers, but others will respond better to a combination of treatments.

Who treats nasal and sinus cancer?

You might see a variety of doctors and other health professionals who specialise in different aspects of treatment.

Surgery for nasal and sinus cancer

The type of surgery you have for nasal and paranasal sinus cancer depends on the position and stage of your cancer.

Radiotherapy for nasal and sinus cancer

Radiotherapy is often used as part of the treatment for nasal and paranasal sinus cancer.

Chemotherapy for nasal and sinus cancer

You might have chemotherapy as part of your treatment for nasal and paranasal sinus cancer.

Follow up appointment

You will have regular follow up appointments to check on your recovery and to help you with any side effects of treatment.

Last reviewed: 
28 Oct 2020
Next review due: 
27 Oct 2023
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