Uterine Sarcoma

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Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention TOPICS

Can uterine sarcoma be prevented?

Most cases of uterine sarcoma cannot be prevented. Although pelvic radiation increases the risk of developing a uterine sarcoma, the benefit of pelvic radiation in treating other cancers far outweighs the risk of developing a rare cancer such as uterine sarcoma many years later.

Last Medical Review: 05/12/2014
Last Revised: 02/15/2016