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A 44-year-old member asked:

My husband had kaposi sarcoma cancer , could he have a child who would not inherit this?

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Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
Pathology 14 years experience
Yes: Kaposi sarcoma is caused by a virus, human herpesvirus 8, so your husband's son will not inherit the disease.
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