Treatment strategies for Kaposi sarcoma in sub-Saharan Africa: challenges and opportunities.

@article{Krown2011TreatmentSF,
  title={Treatment strategies for Kaposi sarcoma in sub-Saharan Africa: challenges and opportunities.},
  author={Susan E. Krown},
  journal={Current opinion in oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={463-8}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The purpose of this review is to summarize recent published literature on treatment of AIDS-associated Kaposi sarcoma, the most common HIV-associated malignancy and a leading cancer diagnosis in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), and to highlight the challenges faced in treating Kaposi sarcoma in this resource-limited environment. RECENT FINDINGS There are few prospective clinical trials for Kaposi sarcoma treatment in SSA, along with a relatively poor cancer treatment infrastructure… CONTINUE READING

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