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

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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.

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What kind of cancer is kaposi's sarcoma?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
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).

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