Nasal and paranasal tumors care at Mayo Clinic

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

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, care is directed by ear, nose and throat specialists, also called ENT specialists or otolaryngologists. These specialists work in the Head and Neck Cancer Center with other specialists, including neurosurgeons, oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists. 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 and other medicines.

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, 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 care for more than 300 people with nasal and paranasal tumors every year.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center meets the strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center. These standards recognize scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic has been recognized as a top cancer hospital by U.S. News & World Report since it began publishing rankings in 1990. Most recently, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, have been recognized among the top Cancer hospitals in the nation for 2023-2024 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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