Uterine sarcomas are rare and make up about 2% to 5% of all uterine cancers. The most common types of uterine sarcomas are leiomyosarcoma and endometrial stromal sarcoma (ESS).
Most uterine sarcomas happen in people over the age of 40 and the average age at diagnosis is about 60 years old.
Black women tend to have uterine leiomyosarcomas twice as often as White women, but not other types of uterine sarcomas.
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