Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
66 Results Related to "Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma"
Skin lymphoma is a relatively rare skin cancer unrelated to sun exposure. Yale Medicine treatment options include total skin electron beam therapy (TSEB).
Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a relatively rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cancer that causes white blood cells to multiply too quickly.
Photopheresis (also known as extracorporeal photochemotherapy, ECP) is a blood-filtering treatment that works with your body’s own immune system to treat disease.
Lymphoma refers to a group of blood cancers, of which the two most common include: Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
A disease caused by ultraviolet light that comes from the sun’s rays.
Radiation Therapy for Lymphoma
Radiation therapy may be used to relieve pain or other symptoms related to lymphoma, such as if a tumor has spread to the brain or is pressing on nerves.
More than 80 percent of children diagnosed with cancer are cured, and chemotherapy is an effective treatment for childhood cancer.
Blood Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Most blood cancers—leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma—are typically the result of abnormality and excessive reproduction of white blood cells.
Lymphoma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Lymphomas are cancers caused by white blood cells that reproduce rapidly and uncontrollably. Two types are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
It’s important to know that fatigue comes with having cancer and is also a side effect of treatments.
Chemotherapy or “chemo” can shrink cancerous tumors, prevent cancer from spreading (metastasizing) elsewhere in the body, or relieve discomfort caused by a tumor.
Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer
Radiation therapy may be a treatment for skin cancer. It's usually used with other treatments as an alternative for surgery or for pain relief.
Psoralen and Ultraviolet A (PUVA) Therapy
Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that results in red, scaly, itchy patches of skin. Its roots are both genetic and environmental.
Eczema is the diagnosis for chronic dry skin that brings extremely itchy, pink skin or red rashes. It's common in kids, but adults get eczema too.
Squamous Cell Skin Cancer
The second-most-common type of skin cancer, squamous cell skin cancer is on the rise. With proper attention, it can be treated and usually cured.