Reducing your risk for soft tissue sarcoma
You may lower your risk of developing soft tissue sarcoma by doing the following.
Follow health and safety guidelines when handling certain chemicals
Coming into contact with vinyl chloride or thorium dioxide increases your risk for some types of soft tissue sarcoma. Having contact with dioxin may also put you at risk. Following health and safety guidelines can help you lower your contact with these chemicals.
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Making progress in the cancer fight
The 5-year cancer survival rate has increased from 25% in the 1940s to 60% today.