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What is a kaposi sarcoma?
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Dr. Anthony Back
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: A rare cancer
Kaposi's sarcoma is a relatively uncommon cancer that is most often associated with HIV or older age.
A virus called hhv8 is associated with many of these cancers.

In brief: A rare cancer
Kaposi's sarcoma is a relatively uncommon cancer that is most often associated with HIV or older age.
A virus called hhv8 is associated with many of these cancers.
Dr. Anthony Back
Dr. Anthony Back
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In brief: Viral cancer
It is a cancer usually marked by "violaceous" skin lesions derived from lymphovascular tissue.
It is caused by a herpes virus, HHV8. In the modern era it is strongly associated with HIV-positive and is considered an AIDS defining condition.

In brief: Viral cancer
It is a cancer usually marked by "violaceous" skin lesions derived from lymphovascular tissue.
It is caused by a herpes virus, HHV8. In the modern era it is strongly associated with HIV-positive and is considered an AIDS defining condition.
Dr. Riley Alexander
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