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Mycosis fungoides tumors, can surgery help?

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In brief: It can...

Mycosis fungoides is the most common form of a type of cancer called cutaneous t-cell lymphoma.
Although the skin is involved, the skin cells themselves are not cancerous. Mycosis fungoides was so named because the tumors can resemble mushrooms. Permanent lesions can certainly be treated with local surgical excision and the progression of mf is markedly slowed following surgery.

In brief: It can...

Mycosis fungoides is the most common form of a type of cancer called cutaneous t-cell lymphoma.
Although the skin is involved, the skin cells themselves are not cancerous. Mycosis fungoides was so named because the tumors can resemble mushrooms. Permanent lesions can certainly be treated with local surgical excision and the progression of mf is markedly slowed following surgery.
Dr. David Hettinger
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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: No, not really

It is a type of lymphoma, best treated with medications and sometimes radiotherapy can help.

In brief: No, not really

It is a type of lymphoma, best treated with medications and sometimes radiotherapy can help.
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