• kaposi sarcoma
  • The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ® ( NCCN ® ) has created a new resource for patients living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who develop acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)-related Kaposi sarcoma. (ascopost.com)
  • These new NCCN Guidelines for AIDS-Related Kaposi Sarcoma are a first step to ensuring that people living with HIV receive appropriate and equitable cancer treatment," said Gita Suneja, MD , of the Duke Cancer Institute , Co-Chair of the NCCN Guidelines Panel for AIDS-Related Kaposi Sarcoma. (ascopost.com)
  • The incidence of AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma in people living with HIV has fallen dramatically in the United States in recent years, thanks to advancements in HIV treatments. (ascopost.com)
  • NCCN Guidelines Panel Co-Chair Erin Reid, MD , of UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center , further explained, "The NCCN Guidelines for AIDS-Related Kaposi Sarcoma fill an important gap in guidance for care of this rare but important malignancy. (ascopost.com)
  • NCCN made the decision to create a panel devoted to AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma while working with the African Cancer Coalition, American Cancer Society, and Clinton Health Access Initiative to create the NCCN Harmonized Guidelines ™ for Sub-Saharan Africa . (ascopost.com)
  • As with all NCCN Guidelines, the NCCN Guidelines for AIDS-Related Kaposi Sarcoma are available free of charge for noncommercial use online at NCCN.org . (ascopost.com)
  • rare
  • The development of endometrial stromal sarcomas (ESSs) in foci of endometriosis is extremely rare, and few cases have been reported in the literature to date, particularly with regard to multiple extrauterine ESS. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • ESSs are rare neoplasms that comprise approximately 0.2% of all uterine malignancies and about 10-15% of all uterine sarcomas. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • cells
  • Histomorphologically, there are round-cell, polymorphocellular (sometimes giant-cell), and spindle-cell sarcomas, all of which differ in the shape and size of the cells, and fibrosarcomas, in which fibrous elements predominate over cellular elements. (thefreedictionary.com)