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Kaposi Sarcoma; KS 

Carcinoma; Malignancy; Neoplasm; Oncology; Tumor 

A type of cancer characterized by the abnormal growth of blood vessels that develop into skin lesions or occur internally.

A term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control. Cancer cells can invade nearby tissues and can spread through the bloodstream and lymphatic system to other parts of the body. There are several main types of cancer. Carcinoma is cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs. Sarcoma is cancer that begins in bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue. Leukemia is cancer that starts in blood-forming tis...


Kaposi's Sarcoma as related to Cancer


  • Kaposi's sarcoma - Wikipedia
    Kaposi's sarcoma or Kaposi sarcoma (/ ˈ k æ p ə ʃ i s ɑːr ˈ k oʊ m ə /; KS) is a tumor caused by infection with human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8), also known as ...

  • Picture of Kaposi’s Sarcoma Ecchymotic - WebMD
    Kaposi’s sarcoma. Ecchymotic purple-brownish macule and a 1-cm nodule on the dorsum of the hand of a 65-year-old male of Ashkenazi-Jewish extraction. The lesion …

  • Kaposi’s Sarcoma - cancer.gov
    Kaposi sarcoma is a disease in which malignant tumors (cancer) can form in the skin, mucous membranes, lymph nodes, and other organs. Tests that examine the skin ...

  • Kaposi Sarcoma - cancer.org
    If you have Kaposi sarcoma or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about Kaposi sarcoma, including risk ...

  • Kaposi's sarcoma - NHS Choices
    Introduction . Kaposi's sarcoma is a rare type of cancer caused by a virus. It can affect the skin and internal organs. It's mainly seen in people with a poorly ...

  • Kaposi’s Sarcoma - webmd.com
    Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a type of cancer. Tumors with tiny new blood vessels grow below the surface of the skin and in membranes of your mouth, nose, eyes, and anus.

  • Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus - Wikipedia
    Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) is the eighth human herpesvirus; its formal name according to the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV ...

  • Picture of Kaposi's Sarcoma of the Palate Otolaryngology ...
    Picture of Kaposi's Sarcoma of the oral cavity and related links.

  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma - cancer.org
    If you have a soft tissue sarcoma or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about soft tissue sarcomas in ...

  • Kaposi's Sarcoma Ecchymotic Picture - MedicineNet
    Classic Kaposi's sarcoma. Ecchymotic purple-brownish macule and a 1-cm nodule on the dorsum of the hand of a 65-year-old male of Ashkenazi-Jewish extraction. The ...