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Cutaneous T cell lymphoma

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
There is no exactly: These are fairly rare lymphomas that are hard to define and diagnose. What they are not..Are b cell lymphomas which are quite common in comparision. U ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: No.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Multiple fashions: It varies by stage (spread). It can be treated via chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Some use total skin radiation in some cases. In my practice, eve ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Itchy skin: Pruritus /itchy skin would be the most common symptoms. Skin manifestation can vary from redness, dryness, lumps, etc.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
T-cell NHL: The prognosis for t-cell non-hodgkin's lymphoma (nhl) vs. B-cell nhl depends on multiple factors, but in general t-cell nhl has a worse prognosis. One ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ron Citron
55 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Without more information i would default to another biopsy. Early diagnosis can be helpful. I would not delay.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience Radiation Oncology
A Rare Lymphoma: Hstcl is a rare cancer of the the white blood cells. It usually affects young men with a history of immunosuppression for other diseases like inflamm ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
51 years experience Hematology and Oncology
A few months: We obviously don't know the natural history of such a malignancy, but suspect it is usually an aggressive process that will be clinically diagnosable ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cancer of T-cells: T-cell non-hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer of the t type (subset) of lymphocytes. Other types of lymphocytes include b cells. Other lymphomas include o ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Sometimes: Both ate classified as hodgkin but they can behave differetlny. Both are treated te same with chemo abvd regimen. Some new data suggest adding Rituxa ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
CTCL subset of NHL: Cutaneous t-cell lymphoma (ctcl) is a subset of non-hodgkin's lymphoma (nhl). There are >40 nhl subtypes. Ctcl is one.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Mantle cell lymphoma: Is a less common b-cell disease in the non-hodgkin's lymphoma group. It tends to be advanced stage when diagnosed, and can have a propensity to invol ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Mantle cell lymphoma is responsive to but probably not cured by conventional chemotherapy. What the best treatment is, when it should include stem ce ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Non hodgkin's: Mantle cell lymphoma is a subset of non hodgkin's lymphoma. Under microscope, it looks like clusters of small size of lymphoid cells mimicking appeara ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Follicular lymphoma: is characterized by relatively slow cell proliferation, at least compared to other types of lymphoma. For this reason, it is classified as an "indolen ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Very very rarely: Basal cell carcinomas of the skin almost never metastasize.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Warner
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Burkitt's is a fairly uncommon, but quite aggressive form of lymphoma. Lymphomas are cancers of the lymph system, as opposed to carcinomas which origi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is not rare: Spindle neoplasms are often labeled sarcomas which are an uncommon class of cancers, yet they make up about 10, 000 to 12, 000 cases in the us per yea ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Could be...: Certain lymphomas grow so slow that sometimes it is difficult for the pathologist to make the call between malignant or not. I suspect they may do add ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Varies with type: In the case of squamous cell cancer of the skin, it may take months or longer, whereas squamous cell cancer of the lung may have already spread to lym ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Aggressive lymphoma: This is a type which is usually aggressive and can present at an advanced stage. Fortunately, the majority do respond well to modern chemotherapy regi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Chemotherapy is used to induce remission before stem/hematopoietic precursor cell transplantation.

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