Nasal and sinus cancerOverview


Nasal and sinus cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects inside your nose and the spaces behind your nose, cheekbones or forehead.


Common symptoms of nasal and sinus cancer include a long-lasting blocked nose, frequent nosebleeds and a reduced sense of smell.


You're more at risk of nasal and sinus cancer if you're a man, you work with certain substances (such as wood dust or certain metals) or you smoke.


Treatments for nasal and sinus cancer include surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

Page last reviewed: 28/09/2018
Next review due: 28/09/2021