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Table of Contents What Is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Anal Cancer Liver Cancer Lung Cancer Conclusion What Is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells thatcan get in the way of normal body functions. Cancer can spread (metastasize) fromwhere it starts growing to other organs and parts of the body. Cancer candestroy healthy cells and cause illness and death....
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Kaposi's Sarcoma- more into

I am working in Kaposi's Sarcoma. Where can I get the best information about this subject (site, book, review article, original article...)? Thank you!...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
This website, "thebody.com" has a lot written about Kaposi's sarcoma. Please cruise it and see.I have written several review articles on the subject, two of which appeared in Seminars in Oncology. Many medical libraries will have... Read more »

Kaposi's Sarcoma

Dr. Feinberg,A friend of mine has Kaposi's Sarcoma. I have read about the skin lesions, but I can't seem to find much information about it when it is found in the body. My friend has no skin lesions. He was diagnosed because he legs...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Unfortunately, it is worse to have KS internally than on the skin and mucous membranes (like the lining of the mouth). It isn't known why some people get KS on the skin and others get it internally, and some people get it in both places. This... Read more »

kaposi sarcoma

who is the best doctor/institute/organization for the kaposi sarcoma (does not matter where he/it is in the world)how can I contact him/it?If you don't have this kind of information, can you please indicate me some other sites where I can find...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
There are probably doctors who are experts in the treatment of KS in Italy. I think the best way to find them is to contact the Instituto Superiore di Sanita in Rome -- there is an HIV/AIDS section that is terrific. Good luck!... Read more »

Deep Kissing and Kaposi's Sarcoma

There was a recent report spread that HIV+ individuals can pass KS by deep kissing?. Is this true? Also is there a test to detect that you have KS or been exposed to it? If it similar to a Herpes virus isn't there going to be some latent...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
This is a REALLY difficult question. It is true that the New England Journal of Medicine (2000:343:1369) reported that deep kissing is associated with transmission of the herpes virus that causes Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). The researchers studied... Read more »
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Kaposi's sarcoma

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Anyone out there who has KS or has knowledge about it?
I need to communicate with you if you are that person. Please respond-I would be so very grateful. Thanks.

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kaposi's sarcoma

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does anyone here have KS? Read more »

Kaposi's Sarcoma - after four weeks?

Posted by Sprite1, 1 Reply
How quickly does Kaposi's Sarcoma manifest? In addition to what I believe are new moles, I also have a couple of flat red spots on my shoulder now. Read more »

Any women out there with Kaposi's Sarcoma?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I really need to talk with someone about KS. Heard that it is rare in women. Are there any ladies out there with Kaposi's sarcoma who could answer some questions/offer some support? I'll respond as soon as I see a reply to this post. Thanks!

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