Kaposi's Sarcoma Information
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Harvard Medical SchoolThis 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 »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineUnfortunately, 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 »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineThere 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 »
Harvard Medical SchoolThis 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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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesAnyone 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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Posted by Sprite1, 1 ReplyHow 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI 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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