A question and answer session related to early stage cutaneous lymphoma. Question topics include:
-How do I know my stage? Will my stage change?
-What prompts a skin biopsy?
-Why does it take so long to diagnose?
-What is proper skin care?
-Do patches and plaques present themselves differently?
-Does the disease always need to be treated with early-stage?
-Is it common to feel "uncomfortable" and "lethargic"?
-How does the relationship between the clinical and pathology effect diagnosis?
Recorded at the 2017 2-Day Patient Conference in New York, NY.
Uncommon diseases pose a number of challenges, including difficulty getting an accurate diagnosis. A definitive diagnosis will help inform treatment decisions and potentially yield better patient-related outcomes over time.