Understanding Your Diagnosis

  1. Biopsy

    Detailed information on biopsy, including the most common types of biopsy such as endoscopic biopsy, bone marrow biopsy, excisional biopsy, incisional biopsy, fine needle aspiration biopsy, punch biopsy, shave biopsy, and skin biopsy

  2. Bronchoscopy

    Detailed information on bronchoscopy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the lungs and respiratory tract, and an illustration of a bronchoscopy procedure

  3. Chest X-ray

    A chest X-ray is used to examine the chest and the lungs and other organs and structures located in the chest.

  4. Colonoscopy

    Detailed information on colonoscopy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the digestive system, and illustrations of colonoscopy and biopsy through colonoscopy

  5. Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Chest

    CT/CAT scans are more detailed than standard x-rays and are often used to assess the organs of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems,and esophagus, for injuries, abnormalities, or disease.

  6. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

    Detailed information on esophagogastroduodenoscopy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the digestive system

  7. Tests that Help Evaluate Kaposi’s Sarcoma
  8. Understanding Your Stage of Kaposi’s Sarcoma
  9. Understanding Your Type of Kaposi’s Sarcoma

    It's important to know which type you have, because not all types of KS are related to HIV and AIDS.

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