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Can Soft Tissue Sarcomas Be Prevented?

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

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Last Revised: April 6, 2018

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