Soft tissue sarcoma

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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.

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Making progress in the cancer fight

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The 5-year cancer survival rate has increased from 25% in the 1940s to 60% today.

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