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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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Mycosis Fungoides, Version 1.2016

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Treatment guide

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4.1 Stage IA treatment

Stage IA consists of lesions on less than 10% of your skin.

Lesions may include patches, papules, and plaques but

no skin tumors. There are no proven signs of mycosis

fungoides in your lymph nodes, blood, or internal organs.

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4.2 Stages IB and IIA treatment

Stage IB consists of lesions on 10% or more of your skin.

Lesions may include patches, papules, and plaques but

no skin tumors. There are no proven signs of mycosis

fungoides in your lymph nodes, blood, or internal organs.

Stage IIA consists of lesions without tumors on 10% or

more of your skin. Your lymph nodes feel enlarged, but a

biopsy found no lymphoma or wasn’t done. There are no

proven signs of mycosis fungoides in your lymph nodes,

blood, or internal organs.

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4.3 Stage IIB treatment

Stage IIB consists of skin lesions with tumors. There

are no proven signs of mycosis fungoides in your lymph

nodes, blood, or internal organs.

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4.4 Stage III treatment

Stage III consists of skin lesions involving more than 80%

of the skin (erythroderma). There are no proven signs of

mycosis fungoides in your lymph nodes, blood, or internal

organs.

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4.5 Stage IV treatment

Stage IV consists of mycosis fungoides affecting one or

more of the following: your lymph nodes, blood, or internal

organs.

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