nasal cavity cancer

SMARCB1-deficient sinonasal carcinoma

What is SMARCB1-deficient sinonasal carcinoma? SMARCB1-deficient sinonasal carcinoma is a rare type of cancer that starts in the nasal cavity or one of the paranasal sinuses. It is an aggressive tumour that quickly grows into surrounding organs and tissues in the head. Other names for this type of cancer include INI1-deficient sinonasal carcinoma and SWI/SNF-deficient …
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Non-intestinal-type sinonasal adenocarcinoma

What is non-intestinal-type sinonasal adenocarcinoma? Non-intestinal-type sinonasal adenocarcinoma (SNAC) is a rare type of head and neck cancer. The tumour starts from the tissue that lines the inside of the nasal cavity or the paranasal sinuses such as the ethmoid or maxillary sinus. Pathologists divide non-intestinal-type SNAC into two grades, low and high, with high-grade …
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