2013 CLARIONS Research Awards
CLARIONS is the signature funding initiative of the Research Awards Program, dedicated exclusively to funding cutaneous lymphoma research. CLARIONS stands for Curing Cutaneous Lymphoma by Advancing Research, Innovation and Offering New Solutions. This program supports investigators interested in conducting innovative cutaneous lymphoma research to help uncover causes and improve the treatment and quality of life for patients. Click here to learn more about our 2013 awardees and Dr. Leandro Cerchietti, MD and Rachael Clark, MD, PhD and their research projects.
Research Discovers CTCL Incidence Rising in US
The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation funded an important epidemiology study that shows that the number of new cases of CTCL has doubled. In this study, Drs. Vincent Criscione and Martin Weinstock of Brown University report that there are approximately 1,600 new cases of CTCL diagnosed each year in the United States. This represents over double the number of new cases in the past fifteen years. Click here to read more.
Groundbreaking Quality of Life Research Study
Dr. Marie-France Demierre of Boston University School of Medicine, Director of Skin Oncology, collaborated with the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation on an extremely important study, that of our patients’ health-related quality of life. Health-related quality of life is a multidimensional term that includes the physical, functional, psychological, social health, and well-being of the individual. Click here to read more.