Epidemic and endemic Kaposi's sarcoma: a comparison of outcomes and survival after radiotherapy.

Kigula-Mugambe JB, Kavuma A.

Radiother Oncol. 2005 Jul;76(1):59-62. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2005.06.008.

We retrospectively studied the outcomes of 80 Epidemic and African-Endemic Kaposi's Sarcoma (EKS and AKS) patients treated with radiotherapy doses of 8.0 Gy. The objective response for EKS at one month was 74 and 58% for AKS while 5-year survival for EKS was 27 and 46% for AKS.

PMID: 16019094

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