What is kaposis sarcoma?
Kaposis sarcoma is a tumor that can cause cancer and is usually associated with AIDS. The tumors appear as bumps on the skin and can be a bluish-red or purplish color.
Kaposi's Sarcoma and AIDS result from two different viruses, but the development of Kaposi's Sarcoma can precede the progression of HIV to AIDS. The HIV virus attacks a person's immune system, and a weakened immune system makes it likely that a person already infected with the Kaposi virus will develop Kaposi's Sarcoma. The type of severe weakening of the immune system that allows the development of Kaposi's Sarcoma is also what causes HIV to develop…
Is the University of Iowa clinics and hospital nationally recognized for the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma?
The university of Iowa has a comprehensive cancer center that received SARC designation (sarcoma Alliance for research through collaboration a national group that is very active in sarcoma treatment) and is recognized nationally as a center for sarcoma treatment and research. Mohammed Milhem, Sarcoma physician/researcher
Sarcoma (for examp. Langerhern Cell Sarcoma, Sarcoma of Ewing). addition! Reticulosarcoma (means sarcoma of the reticulocyte cells) A malignant tumor of connective tissue is called Sarcoma. There are three different subcategories: Hard Tissue Sarcomas (can occur in bone or cartilage), Soft Tissue Sarcomas (can occur in muscles, tendons, or lymphatic vessels) , and Liquid Tissue Sarcomas (can occur in blood and lymph)
Mesenteric and omental soft tissue nodules could have a number of causes, usually metastatic cancer. In a patient with a known soft tissue sarcoma elsewhere in the body, this finding would likely represent metastases from this sarcoma. If the patient did not have a history of soft tissue sarcoma, this finding could be several things, and soft tissue sarcome would not be at the top of my list.
One can get advice for dealing with a sarcoma cancer from your personal physician. If this is not your doctor's specialty, he will refer you to the proper location. A public library will have books on the subject or reference books that tell you how to deal with a sarcoma cancer. Online advice can be obtained from a website called Cancer Advice.