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.

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Last Medical Review: May 12, 2014 Last Revised: February 15, 2016

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