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KS Treatment

...oncologist office and she is recommending chemo treatment. Is this correct? This contradicts your last message to me regarding KS treatment. You never mentioned chemo. Which is correct? You or my oncologist?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Thanks for your post.I think that both might be correct. KS that's restricted to the skin is usually treated with just HAART. For those cases of internal or visceral involvment, or for those persons whose skin (or cutaneous) hasn't responded to... Read more »

ks treatment/abraxane

I have been getting chemo for ks for about a year. The lesions haven't gone away and now my doctor... Read more »

KS Treatment

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Just need to talk...and thank you

Posted by max66, 10 Replies
I'm newly diagnosed, feel well, but started meds because of KS on my leg. That was actually why I went to the Dr in the first place, I didn't know what that purple spot on my leg was. When the biopsy came back as KS I knew I must be HIV positive.... Read more »

Has KS been forgetten?

Posted by curi0us, 2 Replies
Hi all, first post here. I have been diagnosed positive for over 2 years my numbers were strong and my doctor saw no need to start therapy right away. Last september I contracted foliculitis/MRSA (probably from the gym) and was given bactrim to... Read more »

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 first?....Is this a sign that the end is in sight? What relevence is a Kaposi's... Read more »

kaposi's sarcoma

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