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What are the tests for paranasal sinus cancer?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Biopsy to prove: And ct is better to assess bony involvement; and mr for soft tisse extent. Bone scans and chest ct's look for spread.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

What are the common symptoms of paranasal sinus cancer?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Nasal symptoms: This growth in the nose cavity can cause obstruction on one side, bleeding, pain and swelling of the face. If delayed it might cause swelling of the lymph nodes, and infectious signs from the nose. See your otolaryngologist as soon as possible.
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A 33-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: Paranasal sinus cancer?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Paranasal Sinus: cancer= cancer that arises in one of the paranasal sinuses that drain into the nasal cavity(maxillary, ethmoid, frontal, sphenoid sinuses)
A 37-year-old member asked:

What is the treatment for paranasal sinus cancer?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Tough anatomy to: Cure with surgery without defects, but it's standard. Combined chemoradiotherapy may be used.

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