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: 01/22/2013
Last Revised: 02/12/2014