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Diagnosing Kaposi's Sarcoma

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kidney failure + kaposi sarcoma

I have an aunt in her mid 60's and she has been positive for some time now. She was diagnosed with kaposi's sarcoma a month ago and had been treated with Cosmegen. After 3 weeks of treatment, her kidney results came in and treatment was...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...not she should be on a regimen that maintains her VL less than 50. Getting the CD4 count up may significantly help reduce the Kaposi's sarcoma, especially if it is only present on the skin. Best of Luck.Joe Read more »

starting Atripla weight and Kaposi Sarcoma

I just recently got diagnosed with HIV In Feb and have started treatment with Atripla. I have two... Read more »

Kaposi's sarcoma and HIV Negative

I am a gay man, HIV negative, 34 years old, and have been diagnosed with Kaposi's sarcoma. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Overall Incidence of Kaposi's Sarcoma in 2003 Only 10% of 1994 Incidence Due to Antiretroviral Drug Use, Study Says

...The number of HIV/AIDS patients diagnosed with Kaposi's sarcoma -- once a common cancer among people living with AIDS -- has dropped dramatically because of the use of antiretroviral drugs, Read more »
The Body PRO

HHV-8 and Kaposi's Sarcoma

... Effect of HAART on Survival with Kaposi's Sarcoma and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (Poster 589) Authored by H. Tam, Z. Zhang, L. P. Jacobson, J. B. Margolick, L. Kingsley, J. Chmiel, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...Is KS? How Is KS Treated? Can KS Be Prevented? What Else Is Being Studied for KS? The Bottom Line What Is KS? Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a cancer-like disease. It originally was known as a disease affecting elderly men of Eastern... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, July 7, 2008

...this discussion thread, or to start your own! LIVING WITH HIV   55 Years Old With Advanced HIV and Kaposi's Sarcoma A 55-year-old member of my family has a CD4 count of 80 and has been diagnosed with Kaposi's... Read more »
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kaposi's sarcoma

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If a Kaposi's sarcoma is diagnosed, is it an important thing to treat? I guess the question is, will other things kill a person Read more »

kaposi's sarcoma

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the other da i noticed a lesion on my chest. turns out to e kaposi's sarcoma. However, I have consistenly tested neg for hiv. Can this be with out hiv? Or am I one who is the 1% the tests cant catch? Read more »

here Tripple

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV & AIDS Related Cancers Answers toCancer Questions by Category > KS (Kaposis Sarcoma)Category > Question: Kaposi's sarcoma and HIV Negative Posted: Apr 11, 2001 I am a gay man, HIV negative, 34 years old, and have been... Read more »

? for Gregg629

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I see that you are interested in helping those newly diagnosed. Do you have any knowledge about Kaposi's sarcoma? I am in need of specific info about this from someone who knows-have read EVERYTHING on the web about it but still have questions. Read more »