What Causes Uterine Sarcoma?

Doctors don't know exactly what causes most uterine sarcomas, but certain risk factors have been identified. Research is helping to learn more about this rare disease.

For instance, scientists have learned about changes in the DNA of certain genes when normal uterine cells develop into sarcomas. You can learn more about research being done in What's New in Uterine Sarcoma Research and Treatment?

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Last Revised: November 13, 2017

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