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How is chemotherapy used to treat uterine sarcoma?

Chemotherapy drugs treat cancer by moving through the body to kill cancer cells or prevent them from dividing. Drugs can be swallowed or injected. Chemotherapy can be used before or after surgery for uterine sarcoma; after surgery it can be used to clean up any remaining cancer cells or prevent a relapse. There are many drugs and drug combinations that can be used in chemotherapy. The treatment plan will depend on the extent of the cancer and the health of the patient.

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