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Panretin Treatment for chronic KS

Good morning. I have a need for updated/recent information related to Panretin gel for treatment of chronic KS (more than 6 lesions and recurring >3 years). Someone close to me is asking if taking a Chemo holiday and substituting Panretin gel...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
If your friend has no other medical problems besides the KS skin lesions, MRI and CAT scans are probably going to be of little value but much expense. If the lesions are stable or regressing, his oncologist may be right about no pressing need for... Read more »

Panretin gel

Is Panretin gel enough on its own to treat KS? ... Read more »

When does Panretin gel take effect?

Hi Doctor. Thank you very much for your excellent work on this website. I have recently begun using... Read more »

The 4th International AIDS Malignancy Conference

The Body Covers: The 4th International AIDS Malignancy Conference, National Institutes of Health Campus, Bethesda, Maryland May 16-18, 2000 Conference Summaries M. Wayne Saville, M.D. HIV infection carries with it a high susceptibility... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

TAG at Ten: The Year 1999

January: amfAR's Paul Corser dies after a nine-year struggle with AIDS. FDA approves Glaxo's atovaquone (Mepron) for the prevention of PCP pneumonia. ACT UP/Needle Exchange activist Rod Sorge dies. Retrovirus conference, Chicago. Beatrice Hahn... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Drugs Used to Treat Complications of HIV/AIDS

Brand Name Generic Name Use Manufacturer Name Approval Date Abelcet, Ambisome Amphotericin B, ABLC antifungal for aspergillosis various 20-Nov-95 Bactrim, Septra sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim antiprotozoal antibiotic for ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

What 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 »
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Pen Pals, anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello! My name is Roscoe, and I have been HIV+ since 1982. I have done very well with the disease up until 2002, when I developed Kaposi's Sarcoma, and it has really affected my body in unexpected ways. I am currently on DOXIL and taxol... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies

I have just been diagnosed in the last week.

I had been feeling fairly rough the last few years, but I put it down to being severly overworked and having a few issues in my personal life.

When I got my first set of meds, I was astonished. It turns... Read more »