Nasal and paranasal tumors care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic doctors provide expert, personalized care to those with nasal and paranasal tumors, including those with:

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.

New technology allows Mayo Clinic radiation oncologists to carefully plan and deliver radiation so that cancer cells are killed and healthy tissue nearby is spared. This reduces the risk of side effects during radiation therapy. 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.

Mayo Clinic surgeons are highly skilled in minimally invasive surgery techniques, including minimally invasive skull base surgery. They also have extensive experience performing complicated reconstructive operations to restore your ability to eat and speak after surgery.

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.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic specialists are widely recognized for their expertise in caring for people with nasal and paranasal tumors. At Mayo Clinic, you can expect:

  • Personalized care. Specialists work together as a team to be sure your treatment plan considers all of your needs. Your team might include ear, nose and throat specialists (otorhinolaryngologists), neurosurgeons, oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists. Other professionals are included as needed.
  • Experience you can trust. Nasal and paranasal tumors are uncommon. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience diagnosing and treating these tumors. Mayo Clinic doctors treat about 260 people with nasal and paranasal tumors every year.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets the strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognize scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

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Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.

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Sept. 19, 2019