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when should someone stop chemotherapy for kaposi's sarcoma cancer?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
When out of danger: Often no treatment is required. There is a slow-growing form mostly in older men. The more aggressive form is often secondary to immunosuppression and resolves in treatment of the underlying immune problem.
Answered on Dec 27, 2014

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