Healthcare Team

The best way to manage a disease like cutaneous lymphoma is by assembling the right team of physicians and support individuals to guide your treatment course and help you through each stage of the journey. 

Which Type of Doctor Should I See and When?

Being diagnosed with cutaneous lymphoma can be a difficult time. Determining which physician (dermatologist, oncologist or hematologist) to work with can be confusing. Dr. Laura McGirt provides guidelines for choosing.

DO I NEED TO SEE AN ONCOLOGIST, DERMATOLOGIST OR BOTH?

Cutaneous lymphoma affects white blood cells that live in the skin, so do you need to see a dermatologist or oncologist or both? Our cutaneous lymphoma experts provide answers to the question: "When should I see a oncologist vs. dermatologist?"

GETTING A SECOND OPINION

When is getting a second opinion a good decision? Our panel of experts offer their recommendations on when you should seek out another professional opinion.

Managing Your Cutaneous Lymphoma When a Specialist Isn't Nearby

Being diagnosed with cutaneous lymphoma while living far from a specialist may present innumerable challenges. However, there are some strategies for patients to utilize that may be employed to effectively handle these situations.
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Working With Your Healthcare Team

The best way to manage a disease like cutaneous lymphoma is by assembling the right team of physicians and support individuals to guide your treatment course and help you through each stage of the journey. 
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Questions to Ask After Your Diagnosis

If you or someone close to you has been given a diagnosis of cutaneous lymphoma, you probably have many questions and concerns. You may not even be sure about what kinds of questions to ask. Having a prepared list of questions for your healthcare provider can help you get the information you need to make informed decisions.  
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HOW TO GET WHAT YOU REALLY NEED FROM YOUR DOCTOR

This…is…your…life. You have the right, indeed the obligation to yourself and to those who love you, when speaking to your doctor, to ask any questions you have, to get clarity about anything that has been said and to feel free to keep the conversation open until you are satisfied that in the days to come you can ask about any aspect of your treatment.