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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Sarcoma de Kaposi

Kaposi sarcoma (kuh-POH-zee sar-KOH-muh)
A type of cancer characterized by the abnormal growth of blood vessels that develop into skin lesions or occur internally.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.