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Kaposi Sarcoma Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention

Learn what is known about  Kaposi sarcoma causes, risk factors, and prevention.

Risk Factors

A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Learn about the risk factors for Kaposi sarcoma.


There is no way to prevent Kaposi sarcoma. But there are things you can do that might lower your risk for it. Learn more.