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  1. General Information about 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 ...
  2. Kaye KM. Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (human ... . 24th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 400.
  3. ... 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 ...
  4. Dewar R, Goldstein D, Maldarelli F. Diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus infection. In: Mandell GL, Bennett GE, Dolin R, eds. ...
  5. 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, ...
  6. HIV/AIDS (World Health Organization)  
    ... ART, compared to 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 ...
  7. HIV and AIDS Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    ... is a life threatening disease caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, or HIV. HIV makes it difficult for the body to fight off infections. Anyone can get HIV. HIV spreads from an ...
  8. HIV Infection and Cancer Risk From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... 1 ). Three of these cancers are known as " acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-defining cancers " or "AIDS-defining malignancies": Kaposi sarcoma , non-Hodgkin lymphoma , and cervical cancer . A diagnosis ...
  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. HIV Viral Load (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... February 2012. Hillyard, D. et. al. (2011 November). Human ... in HIV Infection. Medscape Reference [On-line information]. Available online at ...
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