Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic specialists are widely recognized for their expertise in caring for people with nasal and paranasal tumors.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, ear, nose and throat specialists (otorhinolaryngologists), neurosurgeons, oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists work as a team to treat nasal and paranasal tumors. Other professionals are included as needed.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors use the latest treatments for nasal and paranasal tumors. Radiation oncologists use specialized radiation treatments, such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy and proton therapy, to precisely target tumor cells and reduce the risk of side effects. When possible, surgeons use minimally invasive surgery techniques, such as endoscopic surgery and minimally invasive skull base surgery, to remove tumors.

Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your treatment options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals. The range of treatments offered to people with nasal and paranasal tumors includes surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.

Nationally recognized expertise

Nasal and paranasal tumors are uncommon. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience diagnosing and treating these tumors. Mayo Clinic doctors treat about 150 people with nasal and paranasal tumors every year.

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognizes scientific excellence and a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

July 22, 2016
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