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Sezary syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Sézary syndrome
  • Sezary's lymphoma
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Treatment


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How might Sezary syndrome be treated?

Treatment options for patients with Sézary syndrome include:[1]

These types of treatments are aimed at producing remissions and improving symptoms. Treatment, therefore, is considered palliative for most patients. Survival in excess of 8 years is common. Patients with Sezary syndrome may benefit from participation in clinical trials evaluating new approaches to treatment.[1]

More details about treatment of Sezary syndrome can be accessed by clicking here.

Last updated: 4/30/2012

References
  1. Mycosis Fungoides and Sezary Syndrome Treatment (PDQ) - Treatment Option Overview. National Cancer Institute (NCI). 2010; http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/mycosisfungoides/HealthProfessional/page4. Accessed 2/8/2011.


Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Sezary syndrome. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
  • Orphanet lists clinical trials, research studies, and patient registries enrolling people with this condition. Click on Orphanet to view the list.
  • The Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT) provides access to reports, data, and analyses of research activities at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including information on NIH expenditures and the results of NIH-supported research. Although these projects may not conduct studies on humans, you may want to contact the investigators to learn more. To search for studies, click on the link and enter the disease name in the "Terms Search" box. Then click "Submit Query".