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Women With Hiv And Kaposi Sarcoma

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What hospital would you suggest that I get a second opinion? (NON-HIV-RELATED KAPOSIS SARCOMA, 2010)

Dr. Robert,I am a 61 y/o gay male who is HIV negative and I have KS with HHV-8. I am being treated at Fox Chase Cancer Center. I use Panretin gel, however, I am not seeing significant progress. Is KS that rare in HIV neg. men?I am thinking about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...opinion, certainly Sloan-Kettering would be a good choice.There are several different types or classifications of non-HIV-related Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS). A complete discussion of each is beyond the scope of this forum, which is devoted to... Read more »

Will my Kaposi Sarcoma lesions go away after treatment?

Hello:I was diagnosed with KS approx 2 years ago. After that I underwent weekly chemotherapy for... Read more »

ks (KAPOSI'S SARCOMA)

Hi Dr Bob,Just logged back in over the last couple of weeks... my bf started his meds in jan and... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Anti-Cancer Agents: B. More About KS

...unclear. So, for now, testing for HHV-8 is usually a research tool. References Schwartz RA, Micali G, Nasca MR, et al. Kaposi sarcoma: a continuing conundrum. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology . 2008 Aug;59(2):179-206. ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Anti-Cancer Agents: C. KS in HIV-Negative Men

...formation so that people can take steps to protect themselves. References Hiatt KM, Nelson AM, Lichy JH, et al. Classic Kaposi Sarcoma in the United States over the last two decades: a clinicopathologic and molecular study of 438... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

... Table of Contents What is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Conclusion What is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth Read more »
Connect With Others

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. ... 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 »

kaposi's sarcoma

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

What are the symptoms of Kaposi's Sarcoma?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...diareah (sp?), sore throat, or thrush. 16 weeks later I tested NEG. My doctor assured me that this means that I do not have HIV. Now a month ago I developed a round blue dot on my forearm. The tingling in my hands is getting worse. I am... Read more »