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Nasal cavity and paranasal cavity sinus cancer statistics
It can take several years to collect and confirm cancer data, so the number of new cancer cases and deaths from recent years may not be available for some time. The most recent data available are provided below.
Incidence and mortality
Incidence is the total number of new cases of cancer. Mortality is the number of deaths due to cancer.
The most recent incidence and mortality statistics for nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer are from 2013:
- 360 Canadians were diagnosed with nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer.
- 80 Canadians died from nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer.
- 220 men were diagnosed with nasal cavity and paranasal cavity sinus cancer and 52 died from it.
- 135 women were diagnosed with nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer and 28 died from it.
For more information about cancer statistics, go to the Canadian Cancer Statistics publication.
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Great progress has been made
Some cancers, such as thyroid and testicular, have survival rates of over 90%. Other cancers, such as pancreatic, brain and esophageal, continue to have very low survival rates.