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Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Changes to This Summary (06 / 26 / 2013)

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Epidemic Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment

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Added text to state that bevacizumab, the humanized, antivascular, epithelial growth–factor monoclonal antibody, had a response rate in 5 of 16 patients who did not improve after the institution of highly active antiretroviral treatment and chemotherapy (cited Uldrick et al. as reference 20 and level of evidence 3iiiDiv).

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