Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with Kaposi sarcoma (KS)?

Updated: Mar 30, 2020
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Treating patients with advanced Kaposi sarcoma often requires a team approach, as follows:

  • Medical oncologists often administer systemic chemotherapy.

  • Radiation oncologists tend to favor radiotherapy options.

  • Infectious diseases/HIV specialists may be needed for HIV and opportunistic infections.


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