Role of radiotherapy in the treatment of epidemic Kaposi's sarcoma: experience with sixty-five cases.


BACKGROUND Treatment of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) associated with HIV infection should improve often disfiguring lesions, with an acceptable cosmetic outcome; relieve associated signs and symptoms (pain and edema); and have no adverse effects on the patient's already impaired immune status. OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to determine the role of x-ray therapy in… (More)