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what kind of cancer is kaposi's sarcoma?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Kaposi's sarcoma: Kaposi's sarcoma (ks) is a low-grade vascular tumor associated with infection with human herpesvirus 8 (hhv-8), also known as the ks-associated herpesvirus (kshv).
Answered on Aug 22, 2019

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