Kaposi Sarcoma

As one of the nation’s first institutions to diagnose and treat Kaposi sarcoma (KS) in people who developed the illness as a result of infection with HIV/AIDS, Memorial Sloan Kettering offers an unparalleled level of diagnosis and treatment expertise. We continue to be attuned to the latest treatment approaches for this illness and can offer many people a route to manage their disease and achieve long-term remission — regardless of the cause of their illness.    

At Memorial Sloan Kettering, we also diagnose and treat other AIDS-Associated Cancers.

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AIDS-Associated Cancers

People with HIV who use antiretroviral drug therapy can live as long as people without infection. However, they remain at increased of risk of developing cancer.

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If you have recently been diagnosed with cancer or a related disease, we can help you understand your treatment options.

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Patient Care Facilities

We provide patient care at locations in New York City and at state-of-the-art facilities in New Jersey, Long Island, and Westchester County.

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Medical oncologist Mark Dickson is working to find new, more effective treatments for Kaposi's sarcoma, a type of cancer that is common in people with AIDS.