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Sinonasal cancer: an overview of the emerging subtypes

  • J S Virk (a1), J Chan (a2), L Dimitrov (a1), A Williamson (a1), A Sandison (a3), J Weir (a4) and P Clarke (a1)...

Abstract

Background

Advances in immunohistochemistry have spearheaded major developments in our understanding and classification of sinonasal tumours. In the last decade, several new distinct histopathological entities of sinonasal cancer have been characterised.

Objectives

This review aims to provide a clinical update of the major emerging subtypes for the ENT surgeon and an overview of the management strategies available for this heterogeneous group of pathologies.

Conclusion

Although rare, knowledge of sinonasal neoplasm subtypes has implications for prognosis, treatment strategies and the development of novel therapeutic targets.

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Author for correspondence: Miss Lilia Dimitrov, ENT Department, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK E-mail: lilygdimitrov@gmail.com

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Sinonasal cancer: an overview of the emerging subtypes

  • J S Virk (a1), J Chan (a2), L Dimitrov (a1), A Williamson (a1), A Sandison (a3), J Weir (a4) and P Clarke (a1)...

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