Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get maxillary sinus cancer?

Exposure. Some evidence points to exposure to certain inhaled industrial chemicals, dusts, or metals. Hpv (human papilloma virus) infection is also associated with maxillary sinus cancer. There's good info here: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/paranasalsinus/patient.
Uncertain. Genetic susceptibility and environmental factor usually determine the occurrence of cancers. The extent of the role of one or the other factor are often unclear and intertwined. Exposure to some metals is associated with sinus cancer, however in most case the cause may remain undetermined.

Related Questions

Are natural remedies for maxillary sinus cancer safe?

No. If they were, i would know abou them. The fda's mission is to fine products that are "safe", meaning their adverse effects identified and risk gauged, and "effective, " meaning a legitimate study comparing treatment tested vs something established. Sinus infection is common; cancer is not, and can be quite painful, and even lethal. Go to an expert. Don't fiddle while your sinus burns. Read more...
No. There is no natural treatment for maxillary sinus cancer. We are seeing this same question many times about different cancers. Doctors are not banding together against natural remedies. They have their place but not for cancer. Cancer can kill people. You can get fifty opinions and the answer will be the same. This disease needs surgery/radiation/chemo. See an oncologist. Read more...

Is there more than one good way to treat maxillary sinus cancer?

Many ways. There are many tumor types, but squamous cell carcinoma is the most common in this location. Usually, an excision (surgery) is employed first, usually followed up by radiation therapy. Chemotherapy is not usually used for these types of cancer. The specific tumor type though, can change the type of treatment used. Read more...
Yes. Depending on the stage, possible therapies include surgical resection, chemotherapy, and radiation. Many times the treatment will involve all 3. Check with your oncologist or ENT surgeon to see what's best for you. Read more...
Yes! Get opinions. Early decision matter in cancer treatment, so it's important to get multiple opinions. One should be from an academic medical center. You will need an otolaryngologist (ENT) for a surgery opinion, and opinions from a medical oncologist and radiation oncologist. For more info go to http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/paranasalsinus/patient. Read more...