Edited by: Thomas W. Durso
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Comments by Patrick S. Moore, division of epidemiology, Columbia University School of Public Health.

Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), a cancer-like disease of the skin, once seemed to be limited to elderly heterosexual men of Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Eastern European descent. Now researchers are finding that KS is also common among gay men-regardless of their HIV status.

In December 1994, a team of researchers from Columbia University and the DNAX...

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