Nasal and Sinus Cancer Survivorship
After you finish your treatment, you’ll still need careful, frequent followup care.
We’ll develop an individualized care plan that includes:
- A schedule of followup appointments
- Exams and imaging as needed to check for signs of cancer
- Monitoring and care for symptoms and side effects
Lowering your risk
Patients who’ve had nasal and sinus cancer are at increased risk of developing another type of cancer, including:
- Mouth cancer
- Throat cancer
- Voice box cancer
- Lung cancer
- Soft-tissue sarcoma
To lower your risk of developing a second type of cancer, you should follow these steps:
- Avoid tobacco products: Ask your care providers if you need help quitting tobacco products and smoking. We have tools to help you.
- Limit alcohol use: This means no more than one drink per day for women and 2 drinks per day for men. We can provide you with information on resources to help you quit or limit your alcohol use.
- Maintain a healthy lifestyle: You can lower your cancer risk by:
- Eating a healthy diet
- Getting regular physical activity
- Maintaining a healthy weight
For more information on the diagnosis, treatment and more of nasal and sinus cancer, visit our nasal and sinus cancer information pages below.