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Can uterine sarcoma be prevented?

Uterine sarcoma cannot be prevented, especially since its exact cause is not known. One risk factor for uterine sarcoma, race, cannot be avoided. The other main risk factor, radiation to the pelvic region, is a treatment for other cancers and the benefits of such radiation outweigh the risk.

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