NCI Definition: An adenocarcinoma that arises from the paranasal sinuses. It is classified as intestinal-type or non-intestinal-type adenocarcinoma. Nasal obstruction and epistaxis are the presenting symptoms. [1]

Disease Details

Adenocarcinoma of Paranasal Sinus, Accessory Sinus Adenocarcinoma, Adenocarcinoma of the Paranasal Sinus, Adenocarcinoma of Accessory Sinus, Adenocarcinoma of the Accessory Sinus
Sinonasal Adenocarcinoma
Maxillary Sinus Adenocarcinoma and Ethmoid Sinus Adenocarcinoma


1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 6. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.