Reducing your risk for soft tissue sarcoma
You may lower your risk of developing soft tissue sarcoma by doing the following.
Avoid exposure to certain chemicals
Exposure to certain chemicals, such as vinyl chloride and thorium dioxide, increases the risk of developing certain types of soft tissue sarcoma. Studies have also shown that exposure to dioxin may increase your risk. Try to avoid or lower your long-term exposure to these chemicals and follow safety rules when working with them.
Taking action against all cancers
The latest Canadian Cancer Statistics report found that of all newly diagnosed cancers in 2017, half are expected to be lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancers. Learn what you can do to reduce the burden of cancer.