The Enigmas of Kaposi's Sarcoma

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Science  04 Dec 1998:
Vol. 282, Issue 5395, pp. 1837-1839
DOI: 10.1126/science.282.5395.1837

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Kaposi's sarcoma, a disfiguring skin leasion, is a common occurence in patients with AIDS. In this summary, Robert Gallo outlines current thinking about the biological underpinnings of this tumor. He discusses how it develops and whether it is truly neoplastic.