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Kaposi sarcoma is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal growth of blood vessels that develop into skin lesions or occur internally. The lesions are usually purple and are made of cancer cells, new blood vessels, red blood cells, and white blood cells. Kaposi sarcoma is different from other cancers in that lesions may begin in more than one place in the body at the same time.
Learn about Kaposi sarcoma and find information on how we support and care for people with Kaposi sarcoma before, during, and after treatment.
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