Results 1 - 10 of 15 for "sarcoma," Kaposi OR "immunodeficiency," acquired OR Human immunodeficiency virus infection
  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. 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 ...
  3. Treatment Option Overview (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 ...
  4. Kaye KM. Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (human herpesvirus ... . 24th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2011:chap 400.
  5. ... 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 ...
  6. Dewar R, Goldstein D, Maldarelli F. Diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus infection. In: Mandell GL, Bennett GE, Dolin R, eds. ...
  7. 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, ...
  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. HIV Infection and Cancer Risk From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    HIV Infection and Cancer Risk On This Page Do people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an increased risk of cancer? Why do people infected with HIV have a higher risk ...
  10. ... 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 ...
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