2% of soft tissue sarcoma (STS) cases each year in the UK are linked to major lifestyle and other risk factors.
Soft tissue sarcoma risk is associated with a number of risk factors.[2,3]
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Risk Factors
|Increases risk||Decreases risk|
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|'Limited' or 'probable' evidence||
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