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  1. ... reason, another name for this virus is Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpes virus (KSHV). Infections that weaken the immune system Infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), also known as the AIDS virus, ...
  2. Epidemic Kaposi Sarcoma From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which attacks and weakens the immune system . When the body's immune system is weakened by HIV, infections and cancers such as Kaposi sarcoma can develop. Most cases of epidemic Kaposi sarcoma ...
  3. Kaye KM. Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (human ... . 24th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 400.
  4. ... is also used to treat certain complications of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) such as aphthous stomatitis (condition in which ulcers form in the mouth), HIV-associated diarrhea, HIV-associated wasting syndrome, certain infections, and Kaposi's sarcoma (a type of skin cancer). Thalidomide has also ...
  5. Dewar R, Goldstein D, Maldarelli F. Diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus infection. In: Mandell GL, Bennett GE, Dolin R, eds. ...
  6. Known and Probable Human Carcinogens (American Cancer Society)  
    ... Hepatitis B virus (chronic infection with) Hepatitis C virus (chronic infection with) Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) (infection with) Human papilloma virus (HPV) types 16, 18, ...
  7. HIV Infection and Cancer Risk From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    HIV Infection and Cancer Risk Key Points People infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have a higher risk of some types of cancer than uninfected people. A weakened immune system ...
  8. HIV/AIDS (World Health Organization)  
    ... compared to over 1 in 3 adults. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) targets the immune system and weakens people's surveillance and defence systems against infections and some types of cancer. As the virus ...
  9. ... castor oil is also used to treat Kaposi's sarcoma (a type of cancer that causes patches of abnormal tissue to grow under the skin) in people who have acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Paclitaxel is in a class of ...
  10. What Is Castleman Disease? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... This form sometimes occurs in people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS. Multicentric CD is more serious than the localized type, particularly in people with HIV infection. You can read more about HIV infection in ...
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