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Doctors are working to learn more about nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer, ways to prevent it, how to best treat it, and how to provide the best care to people diagnosed with this disease. The following areas of research may include new options for patients through clinical trials. Always talk with your doctor about the diagnostic and treatment options best for you.
Combined therapies. Most research for head and neck cancers focuses on combining different types of treatments to improve effectiveness and the patient’s quality of life.
Chemotherapy. As explained in Treatment, there are clinical trials to test new and existing drugs for different stages of this type of cancer.
Supportive care. Clinical trials are underway to find better ways of reducing symptoms and side effects of current nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer treatments in order to improve patients’ comfort and quality of life.
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Looking for More about Current Research?
If you would like additional information about the latest areas of research regarding nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer, explore these related items:
- To find clinical trials specific to your diagnosis, talk with your doctor or search online clinical trial databases now.
- Read ASCO’s latest Clinical Cancer Advances report, which highlights top research findings over the past year.
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