paranasal sinus and nasal cavity cancer

Pronunciation: (PAYR-uh-NAY-zul SY-nus ... NAY-zul KA-vuh-tee KAN-ser)

Cancer that forms in tissues of the paranasal sinuses (small hollow spaces in the bones around the nose) or nasal cavity (the inside of the nose). The most common type of paranasal sinus and nasal cavity cancer is squamous cell carcinoma (cancer that begins in flat cells lining these tissues and cavities).

Definition from: Cancer.gov

2005-12-22 Date last modified: 2007-03-15Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer TreatmentCáncer de seno paranasal y de cavidad nasal: Tratamiento