Cancer chemotherapy: early experience with combined chemotherapy for HIV-infected Kaposi's sarcoma patients at Lighthouse clinic, Lilongwe, Malawi

Abstract

Background Kaposi’s sarcoma(KS) is the most common AIDS related malignancy in Malawi. National guidelines recommend chemotherapy with vincristine, along with antiretroviral treatment (ART). Effectiveness of vincristine monotherapy is limited, is considered palliative and interrupted supply contributes to poor outcomes of KS patients. Lighthouse, a major… (More)

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