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Kaposi's Sarcoma Tumor

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Could Kaposi's Sarcoma tumors be treated by leeches

Dear Dr. Dezube, could Kaposi's Sarcoma tumors be treated by leeches, the blood sucking creatures? I had chemotherapy (Doxil) about 2 years ago and now the tumors are starting to come back and I really don't want to go on to another one...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I can NOT even begin to imagine treating Kaposi's sarcoma with leeches, though it's a pretty imaginative thought! Please don't try it. If the Doxil chemotherapy worked two years ago, there's a good to excellent chance that it... Read more »

Kaposi Sarcoma: How does it appear

What does Kaposi Sarcoma look like on the skin? ... Read more »
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InfoRed SIDA

Sarcoma de Kaposi

¿Qué Es el Sarcoma de Kaposi? ¿Cuál Es el Tratamiento? ¿Se Puede Prevenir el KS? ¿Qué Se Está Investigando Para el KS? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es el Sarcoma de Kaposi? El sarcoma de Kaposi (KS por sus siglas en inglés) es una... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Kaposi's Sarcoma and HIV: Not Gone, Not Forgotten

To many, the condition known as Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) may feel like a relic from the HIV epidemic's bygone days. But in many parts of the world, KS remains as clear and present a health danger today as it was in the U.S. in the 1980s and 1990s, when... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Victims Not Forgotten in Haiti Quake Chaos

Ghiesko (Haitian Group for Studies in Kaposi's Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections) is one of the oldest HIV/AIDS clinics in the world, founded by Cornell University's William Pape in Port-au-Prince soon after the epidemic began in 1981. The... 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 »

does this look like kaposi's sarcoma? *picture*

Posted by anxious66, 2 Replies
i have read that kaposi sarcoma can present itself at any stage of HIV infection, this is IF i was infected which everyone i'v spoken to is convinced i havent.

risk was unprotected oral msm me giving for about a minute, no ejaculation, possibly... 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 »