Recreational Drug Use And Risk Of Kaposi's Sarcoma In HIV- And HHV-8-coinfected Homosexual Men

Cancer (Kaposi's Sarcoma)

Key Findings

Patients with a long-term history of using poppers showed a correlation between poppers (amyl nitrite) and KS. Long-term cannabis use was not correlated with an increased risk of developing KS.

Information and Links


Link: Recreational Drug Use And Risk Of Kaposi's Sarcoma In HIV- And HHV-8-coinfected Homosexual Men

Year: 2009

DOI: 10.1089/aid.2008.0196


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Cancer (Kaposi's Sarcoma) — 0


No shown efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Cancer (Kaposi's Sarcoma) according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Cannabis vs cocaine or amphetamines and poppers