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Diseases » Sinus cancer » Summary
 

What is Sinus cancer?

What is Sinus cancer?

A rare cancer that occurs in the sinus cavity - either arising from the bones surrounding the sinus ...more »

  • Sinus cancer: Cancer that originates from the mucosal tissue lining the sinus cavities or rarely from the bone itself.

Sinus cancer is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Sinus cancer, or a subtype of Sinus cancer, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Sinus cancer: Introduction

Types of Sinus cancer:

Types of Sinus cancer:

Broader types of Sinus cancer:

How serious is Sinus cancer?

Complications of Sinus cancer: see complications of Sinus cancer

What causes Sinus cancer?

Causes of Sinus cancer: see causes of Sinus cancer

What are the symptoms of Sinus cancer?

Symptoms of Sinus cancer: see symptoms of Sinus cancer

Complications of Sinus cancer: see complications of Sinus cancer

Sinus cancer: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Sinus cancer.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Sinus cancer.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Sinus cancer: Oncologist, Otolaryngologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Sinus cancer.
Treatments for Sinus cancer: see treatments for Sinus cancer
Alternative treatments for Sinus cancer: see alternative treatments for Sinus cancer
Research for Sinus cancer: see research for Sinus cancer

Society issues for Sinus cancer


Hospitalization statistics for Sinus cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Sinus cancer:

  • 0.004% (512) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of accessory sinus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of accessory sinus required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 66% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of accessory sinus were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 34% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of accessory sinus were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 23% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of accessory sinus required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of accessory sinus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Sinus cancer

Main name of condition: Sinus cancer

Other names or spellings for Sinus cancer:

Head and neck cancer

Sinus neoplasms
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Sinus cancer: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Sinus cancer:

 

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