Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a kind of sarcoma caused by a herpesvirus infection in which cancerous cells, as well as abnormal growth of blood vessels, form solid lesions in connective tissue. KS was historically very rare and found mainly in older men of Mediterranean or African origin (classic KS) or patients with severely weakened immune systems, such as after an organ transplant (immunosuppressive treatment related KS). However, in the early 1980s a more aggressive form, epidemic KS, began ...
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  • Kaposi's Sarcoma Treatment
    ... Treatment may be one of the following: Radiation therapy. Local excision. Systemic or intralesional chemotherapy. Chemotherapy plus radiation therapy. Depending on the patient's condition, the can...
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma Treatment
    ... Treatment may be one of the following: Radiation therapy. Local excision. Systemic or intralesional chemotherapy. Chemotherapy plus radiation therapy. Depending on the patient's condition, the can...
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma Treatment
    ... Treatment may be one of the following: Radiation therapy. Local excision. Systemic or intralesional chemotherapy. Chemotherapy plus radiation therapy. Depending on the patient's condition, the can...
  • Panretin Consumer Information
    ... Panretin gel is used to treat skin lesions in patients with AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). Panretin gel is applied directly to the skin lesions, and not used when treatment with internal anti...
  • The NCI Cancer Centers Program
    ... The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Centers Program comprises more than 50 NCI-designated cancer centers engaged in multidisciplinary research to reduce cancer incidence, morbidity, and mortali...

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