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Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Nasal cancers: Cancer survival varies by the specific type of cancer (for example squamous cell, adenocarcinoma, lymphoma, melanoma, etc.) the location of the tumor (sinus, nasal passages) and the stage (depth of invasion, presence of metastasis, etc.) Treatments today for nasal cancers include surgery plus often radiation and sometime chemotherapy. Long term survival is possible. ...Read more
Reconstruction: No, usually nasal cancer defects can be reconstructed extremely well. See a facial plastic surgeon for the reconstruction of complex defects that also involve the nasal passage. ...Read more
No: Most nasal cancers are not related to cigarette smoking. Woodworking and other chemical exposures are more common causes. You still should not smoke! ...Read more
Uncommon: There are two sites where malignancies can involve the nose. The more common is on the skin wherein one sees basal cell and squamous cancers. In the mucosa of the nose basal cell lesions can be found but more commonly nasal mucosal tumors are also seen as squamous and glandular adenocarcinomas When defined early surgery and RT can be curative. ...Read more
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Yes: Nosebleeds, pain and nasal bockage are symptoms of nasal cancer. It is a rare disease. If these symptoms are ocurring you should see an ENT specialist. ...Read more
Does nostrils with slight blood staining indicate I have nose cancer as this been for few months?
I have nose cancer and have already done my radio n chemo treatments. Why do scans and test still show residues?
How cancer heals: All but the softest cancers produce tough fibrous tissue to support their cells. When radiation / chemo kill the malignant cells, the fibrous tissue stays behind but has no ability to hurt you unless some of the malignant cells can come back. This is a common source of misunderstanding, and I'm very glad you're doing well. ...Read more
I've had a spot in both nostrils for nearly a year, they flare up and hurt from time to time. Now I've got a brown mark on the outside of nose. Cancer?
I sneeze violently and sometimes a bit of blood-tinged mucus come out. Do I have higher risk of getting nose cancer?
Was diagnosed with NPC Stage 2 (nose cancer) in Jun. Completed radio + chemo in end Sep. Face is swollen after spicy food intake. How to reduce swell?
It will take longer: Some degree of swelling (lymphedema) is common after radiotherapy as it blocks the skin lymphatics. With longer follow up, over the next one or two years it will likely reduce and ultimately go away. Make adjustments in your food/spice as the mucosa becomes ultrasensitive /oversensitive after radiotherapy. You have to be patient and reduce the salt in your food, that too will help. ...Read more
Tumor erosion: These tumors develope on the mucous membrane and erode into adjacent tissues including capillaries, causing bleeding. ...Read more
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