Can Soft Tissue Sarcomas Be Prevented?

The only way to prevent some soft tissue sarcomas is to avoid exposure to risk factors whenever possible. Most sarcomas, however, develop in people with no known risk factors, so there is no way known at this time to prevent most cases. And for people receiving radiation therapy, there is usually little choice.

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Last Medical Review: December 29, 2014 Last Revised: February 9, 2016

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